Cape

Object Number: 
1952.275
Date: 
1854
Medium: 
Silk, jet beads
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 1/2 x 48 x 1 in. ( 118.1 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Black silk cape with a short round collar trimmed with jet beads and black braid; two arm openings with short round sleeves trimmed with jet beads and black braid; three decorative buttons with embroidered covers sewn on the opening over the breast.
Gallery Label: 
This cape was part of the trousseau of Charlotte Esther Wilcox (1823-1907), the donors' grandmother, who married John B. Wilcox in 1854.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ralph H. Grinnell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group