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

Dimensions

53 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.683