"Mozambique" Shaker Dress and Capelet worn by Deaconess Rosetta Cummings, Enfield, Shaker Village

Unidentified Enfield Shaker maker (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923


about 1900

Linen (or silk & wool?) and cotton, with metal hook-and-eye closures

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Paul St. Gaudens



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Textiles and Costumes

Not on view

Exhibition History

A Life of Consecrated Labor: Eldress Rosetta Cummings, 1841-1925, Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, New Hampshire, April 26-December 15, 2019.

The Uniformity of Appearance: The Expressionn of Commmunity in Shaker Clothing, The Museum at Lower Shaker Village, Enfield, New Hampshire, May 16-October 30, 1991.

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