Pelerine Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1827-1833

GUSN

GUSN-13658

Description

Feathered pelerine (cape with attached lappets); two layers of linen canvas with handsewn feathers; layers are stitched together with a catch stitch; eiderdown(possibly) lining; brown feathers with single yellow & green highlights (feathers); band at neck imitates dress collar of the period; brown triangles on lappets; green bands of feathers at back outline back collar effect.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pelerines
featherwork
Cape

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Buffinton Brown

Accession Number

1929.279