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Cape

Description

A hand-sewn red, green and blue plaid woman's cape with a tan lining. It has a lined collar and small shoulder cape attached. The lining is soft and fine (possibly cotton woven with silk?)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Plaid
plaids
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
49 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.513
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2487

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