Object of the Month

18th Century Dutch Cape

Capes were part of fashionable Dutch women’s ensembles in the 17th and 18th centuries. Docents Judy Steers and Lesley Veit will present a rare example of one made of luxury textiles which originated in India, travelled to the Dutch markets, and were combined with delicate patterning for European dress styles.

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Image Credit

Cape, Dutch, late 18th century. Printed cotton. Gift of Arizona Costume Institute.

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