Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1775-1825

GUSN

GUSN-2486

Description

A hand-sewn man's red and green plaid cape made of stiff wool and a carded stand-up collar. There are two floral carved buttons at the neck edge. It has side plackets for easy walking, and a lining of red wool in two shades.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
hand sewing
lining (process)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
plaids
Linen
Wool
Lined
Machine Sewn
Plaid
CAPE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

55 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.512