Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1855-1860

GUSN

GUSN-52917

Description

Eggplant/brown satin; hip-length narrow band collar with two hook and eyes; six sets of embroidered covered buttons with loop closure at center front; velvet and satin stripe ribbon applied down front and sides and around hem; double row of ribbon around shoulders; slits for hands at front; lined with burgundy silk; inter-lining of wool or batting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry B. Spelman

Accession Number

1942.203