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Cloak; Unknown; c.1870's; 1990_809

Cloak; Unknown; c.1870's; 1990_809
Name/Title
Cloak
About this object
Cream silk/ wool mix cloak with short cape and small collar at neck edge. Quilted in blue silk over wool on corners of cloak and on edge of the cape in a circle, also on collar. Two blue tassels also decorate the cape part. Body of cape, cloak, and collar is lined with cream polished cotton. Opposite the blue silk is remnants of a cream silk lining. Cloak is shaped onto yoke with tucks, ties at front neck to fasten one set on cloak and one on cape. This cape could have been a babies carrying cape as it has a very small collar, c. 1870's.
Maker
Unknown
Date Made
c.1870's
Medium and Materials
silk
Measurements
97.8cm length x 43cm width at neck edge
Subject and Association Description
cream, blue cloak
Credit Line
Miss Davis
Object Type
cloak
Object number
1990_809

Tags

cream
blue
wool
silk
cotton
cloak
cape
quilting


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