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1962

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2009

2022

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Cape

This is a Cape. It is dated 17th–18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, metallic thread and its technique is supplementary warp pile (velvet) and bobbin lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

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Cape; silk, metallic thread; Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-56-59

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-4.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18445663/ |title=Cape |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 October 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>