Women's Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1845-1865

GUSN

GUSN-45670

Description

Black silk velvet cape, thigh length; black satin piping at neck, center front and hem; scalloped hem for arms; purple silk quilted lining; hook and eye closure center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
silk (fiber)
velvet (fabric weave)
satin
Cape
Cape

Inscription

Handwritten note pinned to lining: ""ROPES/ 1860's""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Ropes

Accession Number

1955.M8