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Cape

Description

Black lace and satin cape. High neck w/ ribbon trim. Beadwork along chest and neckline. Front bow. Main body of cape made up of 2 layers of thick netting-like lace, scalloped edges. 2 long panels hang in front. 1 short panel in back w/ ribbons to attach to bodice and skirt. 8 hook and eyes in front for closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
satin
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
satin
Satin
Accession Number
1998.4742
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18756

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