Pelerine Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1827-1833

GUSN

GUSN-31527

Description

Feathered pelerine (cape with attached front lappets); two layers of linen canvas with feathers handsewn; layers are stitched together with catch stitch; lined with eiderdown (possibly); mostly brown feathers with bands of irridescent blue peacock; has double collar effect which echos collars of dresses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pelerines
featherwork
Cape

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Horace H. Morse

Accession Number

1927.918