CAPE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-33893

Description

Burgundy velvet; full cut; narrow band collar; dolman style sleeves w/out shoulder seam; piped cuffs w/ notch; 2 covered buttons w/ tassels at each cuff; hem trimmed w/ band of burgundy velvet & deep burgundy fringe; purple & brown striped, quilted silk lining; one pocket inside left side; hook & eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
Women's clothing
CAPE

Inscription

Handwritten note attached to hanger: ""Crimson velvet coat/ about 1852-3/ A fur collar was worn over it.""

Additional Identification Number

1931.299

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1931.297