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Cloak

Description

A hand-sewn wool, female adult sized red cape with imitation red fur trim. It is ankle length with a collar and hood trimmed down the front edges and around the hand holds. The front and neck edges are lined in scrapes of silk and fine cotton. A red rion is fastened at the neck for closing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
fur
hand sewing
linsey-woolsey
silk (textile)
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CLOAK
cloaks
Cotton
cotton (textile)
fur
Fur
hand sewing
Linsey-Woolsey
linsey-woolsey
Machine Sewn
Silk
silk (textile)
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
53 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.683
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11461

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