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Cape

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1885 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool, cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Miss E J Bowden gift

  • Museum number:

    T.246-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Girl's cape of dark grey woollen cloth with red and blue check pattern, lined with coral and black narrowly striped brushed cotton. The cape is circular, with a turn down collar cut in four parts, and fastens at the neck front with two hooks and eyes

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1885 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool, cotton

Object history note

Part of a group of adults' and children's costume bequeathed by Miss E J Bowden (RF 68/1747). The original register entry states that "All the clothes in this collection were worn by Miss E J Bowden b(orn).1881 died 1968, or her mother Mrs Martha Bowden married c.1878, her father. Miss Bowden's father was a cabinet maker."

Descriptive line

Girl's dark grey woollen cloth cape with red and blue check pattern; England, ca. 1885

Materials

Wool (textile); Cotton

Techniques

Stitching

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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