Mantle

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 98cm (38 9/16in.)

Accession Number

51.1980

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, with silk fringe

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black velvet mantle fastened in front with black silk frogs; deep rounded point in front and rounded in back; small cape collar with rounded point in back; edges trimmed with black satin piping and black silk knotted fringe; two cap-like pieces over arms; quilted black silk lining and interlined with wool fleece.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler