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Opera cloak

Department Store:
Lord & Taylor (American, founded 1826)
Date:
1850s
Culture:
American
Medium:
silk
Dimensions:
Length at CB: 27 in. (68.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Josephine Mingle Tennant, 1953
Accession Number:
C.I.53.2
Not on view
This opera cloak of ivory colored ribbed silk with gold metallic soutache braid embroidery, edged with silk tassels suggests North African dress in its palette and details.
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