Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-18756

Description

Black lace and satin cape. High neck w/ ribbon trim. Beadwork along chest and neckline. Front bow. Main body of cape made up of 2 layers of thick netting-like lace, scalloped edges. 2 long panels hang in front. 1 short panel in back w/ ribbons to attach to bodice and skirt. 8 hook and eyes in front for closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
hand sewing
satin
Satin
Machine Sewn
CAPE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4742