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Cape

Description

A hand-sewn man's red and green plaid cape made of stiff wool and a carded stand-up collar. There are two floral carved buttons at the neck edge. It has side plackets for easy walking, and a lining of red wool in two shades.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hand sewing
linen (material)
lining (process)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
hand sewing
Lined
Linen
linen (material)
lining (process)
Machine Sewn
Plaid
plaids
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
55 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.512
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2486

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