Skip to content

Search Collections

Women's cape

2006.44.1335 (RS12163)

Description

Black fur shoulder women's cape with grey silk lining and ermine fur collar. The black fur on the outside of the cape has a watered effect with shiny and dull areas. The cape has a large collar that could be either stand up or flat. The ermine is on the inside of the collar. There is a cream fabric loop sewn on to the inside just below the collar. The grey silk lining of the interior has a flower pattern in darker grey. The opening of the cape has six hooks and loops running from the collar to midway down the opening of the cape. When fully opened, the cape has a circular shape to the bottom edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
fur
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
capes (outerwear)
fur
silk (textile)
Dimensions
32 11/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1335
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191059

Comments