a) Woman's Cloak with Deep Cape, b) Woman's Hood, c) Woman's Muff

ab) 1840–60, c) 20th century

Object Place: USA


120.5 cm (47 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: a) 120.5 cm b) 40.0 cm c)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; ab) padded silk, c) mink

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Textiles and Fashion Arts



Long cape of brown ribbed silk shot with light blue; plain yoke extending wide over shoulders, entire cape full and gathered below yoke, self waist length cape and small round self collar, fastened down front with self tabs and small silk thread covered buttons; lined except in back with bright blue and brown shot lute string, back lined with brown glazed cotton, long sleeves attached to shoulder by ribbon; entire body of cape including long sleeves interlined with wool fleece. Open vest of lining material and wool fleece interlining incorporated; edges of collar and short cape trimmed with brown silk cord.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry A. Morss, Jr.