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Cape

Description

Fur cape made of fitch skin, light and dark brown, has a collar, black ribbons at neck, below collar going all the way around cape are tails/ strips of fur hanging as tassles closes with four hook and eyes and ribbon has light brown matte silk lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Inscriptions
"This fur cape is the property of/ M. G. D. Eustis, from Mother D./ March 1875/ Made 1830" (handwritten)
Material
metal
silk (textile)
skin (collagenous material)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
capes (outerwear)
metal
silk (textile)
skin (collagenous material)
Dimensions
16 x 33 3/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.218
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Eustis
GUSN
223572

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