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Woman's hooded cloak

Woman's riding hood

American
last quarter of the 18th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England (textile)

Dimensions

Overall: 115.6 x 248.9 cm (45 1/2 x 98 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.16

Medium or Technique

Plain weave wool (broadcloth), plain weave silk trim and facing

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red wool broadclothhooded cloak trimmed in black silk, hood gathered at back, cloak gathered at shoulders and pieced at bottom

Provenance

Worn by Abigail Robbins (1759-1850); inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone