Child's Cape

Unknown American, American


late 19th century

Baby or young child's cape with hood gathered around the face. The cape is made of cream-colored silk crepe embroidered in the same color on the lower front edges and lined with white china silk. A long cream-colored silk ribbon is attached to each side at the center front neck edge.

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Andrew M. Wood, Class of 1942W



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear


Textiles and Costumes

Not on view


Mrs. Wood gave the cape to the Hood Museum costume collection on September 19, 1981. It was not given an accession number and catalogued until 2010.

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