Cloak

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1750-1820

GUSN

GUSN-11461

Description

A hand-sewn wool, female adult sized red cape with imitation red fur trim. It is ankle length with a collar and hood trimmed down the front edges and around the hand holds. The front and neck edges are lined in scrapes of silk and fine cotton. A red rion is fastened at the neck for closing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cloaks
cotton (textile)
fur
hand sewing
linsey-woolsey
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
weaving
Wool
Linsey-Woolsey
Fur
Woven
Machine Sewn
Silk
Cotton
CLOAK

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

53 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.683