Dress with a Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11138

Description

The dress is anbergine paisley print with green, red and white accents- a slightly high waist with gathered skirt and a cross-over front bodice closing, and a round "Peter Pan" collar. Its long sleeves are large and puffed at the top and narrow to the wrist; the bodice is lined with natural linen. It is probably an English print. BaCapelet with high ruffled collar- bust length in matching fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dresses (garments)
capes (outerwear)
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
floral patterns
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Floral
Women's Clothing
DRESS WITH CAPE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Dress with a Cape Accession Number 1992.469B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

52 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.469A