4.75 in (width) x 7.75 in (height)
Knee-length cape of black woolen fabric featuring a notched collar and decorative frogs, presumably made from embroidered silk. A swatch of the fabric that was intended to be used for this coat is shown at the left. A very similar cape in dark beige was featured in the film "That Touch of Mink" (1962), in which it's presented to Dorris Day's character in a private showing of Norell fashions.
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Norman Norell. Black Cape with Embroidered Frogs.
circa 1962. Norman Norell collection; Sketches (KA0035.04). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 20 May 2019
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