Baby's Cape

Description
An all-white, hand embroidered baby cape, made in 1865 by Mrs. Frederick Gates for her daughter. It includes broiderie anglaise and satin stitch. Sarah J Woodland was born October 1842 and married Frederick Gates in England. They came to the United States in 1874 and settled in Salinas California. She made the cape for her daughter Ida Charlotte Gates who was born November 26, 1865 in Derby, England. Ida married Robert Wilson Clarke.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
baby's cape
maker
Gates, Sarah Woodland
Measurements
overall: 18 in; 45.72 cm
made at
United States
ID Number
TE*T10306
accession number
185140
catalog number
T10306
subject
Textiles
Victorian Needlework
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Victorian Needlework
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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