Featured Textile – Cape
Object Name: Cape
Manufacturer: Hariton Furs, Washington D.C.
Owner: Leonora Frances Curtin Paloheimo (1903-1999)
Object ID: 2000.019.0349
Credit Line: Gift of The Y.A. and Leonora Curtin Paloheimo Trust
Notes: This leopard fur cape was most likely worn by Leonora Francis Curtin Paloheimo. The cape is lined with dark brown satin brocade. The neckline has one fur covered button and two crocheted link and ball tassels, the ends of which snap together.