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LADYS BLUE PLAID WINTER CLOAK, 1840-1860 November, 2007 -Tasha Tudor Historic Costume Collection New Hope, PA Wool twill in blue, brown and cream plaid, hand stitched, large turn down collar above half cape, all with three rows narrow black velvet ribbon around collar, cape and hem, two pocket slits under cape, brown cotton lining, wool batting, three hooks & eyes, (wear to velvet ribbon, lining damaged at neck) excellent.
Side front view of plaid silk and cotton cloak, American, mid 19th c. Components are cloak with sleeves, cape, hood. Linings are silk and cotton. Braid trim from shoulder to opening for arm, fringed trim on edge of cape, chenille tassels on hood. MET