Women's 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 five 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)
quilting
satin
silk (textile)
Cape
Cape

Inscription

See provenance.

Additional Identification Number

92-111

People and Organizations

Sally Crocker Bennett

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.211