Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11514

Description

Iridescent teal satin; deep quilted border all around bosy and sleeves of floral trail with grape bunches and 5 green silk covered buttons with loops; round neck with concealed hook and eye closure; piping around neck, body and sleeves; dropped kimono sleeves extend into cape at upper half of back; slits in side seams at hem; lined with blue-green iridescent silk; quilted in diamond pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
stitching
machine-made
quilting
satin
silk (textile)
lozenges
meanders (patterns)
floral patterns
vine scrolls
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Quilted
Hand Stitched
Geometric Meander
Grape Bunches
Diamond
CAPE

Inscription

See provenance.

Additional Identification Number

92-111

People and Organizations

Sally Crocker Bennett

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.211