Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-223572

Description

Fur cape made of fitch skin, light and dark brown, has a collar, black ribbons at neck, below collar going all the way around cape are tails/ strips of fur hanging as tassles closes with four hook and eyes and ribbon has light brown matte silk lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
skin (collagenous material)
silk (textile)
metal
Cape

Inscription

"This fur cape is the property of/ M. G. D. Eustis, from Mother D./ March 1875/ Made 1830" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 x 33 3/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Eustis

Accession Number

1940.218