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.
Cranberry Wool and Ivory Soutache Cape with Fushia Silk lining. The soutache makes a lovely heart pattern and so does the collar. I sold my lovely cape, and I do believe it resides in a museum in Texas now.
Evening Coat House of Worth 1900 Historicism was a major hallmark of the House of Worth beginning with Charles Frederick Worth’s interest in studying historical costume through museum research. This evening coat readily includes iconography of the.