[Daffodil Festival cape/robe]

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Catalog ID Number: 1998.8.32

Object Type: cape,cloak

Full Description:
Long purple cape with very wide (6 1/2") fan shaped collar. Collar has been stiffened to enable it to stand up. No fasteners. Gathered at shouder line. Hem has been turned up 4" and sewn by hand. Original data states that the cape was possibly worn by Cindy Kovalenko, Sumner, WA, Daffodil Festival Queen in 1981. Upon display at the 2012 Daffodil Festival luncheon, it was thought the cape was from an earlier time, during the 1950s.

Overall length 52 in
Bodice width 16 in
Skirt width 60 in

Creation Date: 1950s?

Related Subjects: Tacoma, WA, Daffodil Festival, parade, , Outerwear, Ceremonial Artifacts, clothing, women's, Daffodil Festival parade