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Shoulder Cape

Description

A hand-sewn shoulder cape in red, green and black linen and lined in green. There is a hook and eye at the neck along with fabric tape for tying.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
capes (outerwear)
Linen
linen (material)
Plaid
plaids
Dimensions
22 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.514
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2488

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