Women's Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1855

GUSN

GUSN-31713

Description

Maroon velvet; dolman sleeves; long pointed capelet collar; dark brown flower medallion and maroon silk tassels on each side of collar; hook & eye closure at neck. Changeable, quilted silk taffeta lining of black and red; all edges trimmed with deep maroon/brown double row of piping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
velvet (fabric weave)
taffeta
Cape
Cape

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. L. Coleman

Accession Number

1927.2078