Evening cape ca. 1891 - Emile Pingat (French, active Pingat's interpretation of Plains Indian motifs on this cape is indicative of his fascination with incorporating other cultures' designs into the contemporary couture vocabulary.
Wool and velvet coat, ca. Cream felt kimono style trimmed in black velvet with cream piping. Two large corded leaf-form appliques and corded button and loop closures. Back decorated with two rows of buttons lined in cream satin with ribbon binding. No 730