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Cape

Description

Iridescent teal satin; deep quilted border all around bosy and sleeves of floral trail with grape bunches and 5 green silk covered buttons with loops; round neck with concealed hook and eye closure; piping around neck, body and sleeves; dropped kimono sleeves extend into cape at upper half of back; slits in side seams at hem; lined with blue-green iridescent silk; quilted in diamond pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1850
Inscriptions
See provenance.
Material
machine-made
quilting
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Diamond
floral patterns
Geometric Meander
Grape Bunches
Hand Stitched
lozenges
machine-made
meanders (patterns)
Quilted
quilting
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
vine scrolls
Women's clothing
People and organizations
Sally Crocker Bennett
Accession Number
1993.211
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11514

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