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Cloak

Description

Purple taffeta, full length; rounded collar & capelet tying at throat with ribbon; slits for hands concealed under pointed edge flap; triangular quilting down center front and at collar and capelet; piping around same and flaps; border piping above hem; fully lined with yellow silk; lining under collar, capelet, flaps; interlining of white wool; gathered inside at waist with purple ribbon drawstring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1829-1833
Material
padding (process)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CLOAK
cloaks
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Padded
padding (process)
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1935.421
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lilias Page
GUSN
37776

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