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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Mantle

American
1850–60


Dimensions

130 cm (51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.341

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mantle. Black silk satin trimmed with velvet at collar, front line, pelerine edges cuffs. Full skirt gathered into bodice at waistline. Narrow turn-down collar. Attached pelerine. Set-in sleeves. 6 covered button front closure. Quilted black silk lining.

Provenance

Before 1944, worn by member of the Rae family, Massachusettes or upstate New York; before 1944, from the Rae Family to Elizabeth Day McCormick; 1944, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA. (Accession date: January 1, 1944); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection