Woman's cape

American
about 1970
Designed by Bonnie Cashin (American, 1908–2000)


Dimensions

Center back: 102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.146

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, leather, metal hardware

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s gray herringbone wool cape with hood, lined with red wool, and trimmed with red leather at edges. Brass toggle closures at front and sides (to create fold-back sleeves showing red lining.)

Provenance

Purchased by Mimi Mirel from Filene's Department Store; 2011, gift of Mirel to the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Mimi Mirel

Copyright

© Bonnie Cashin Foundation.