Shaker "Dorothy" CloakSabbathday Lake Shakers, Maine, American, founded 1747
Dark purple wool cloak lined with purple silk. The ankle length cloak is pleated into the neckband, which has a double hook and eye closure. The shoulder cape and hood are attached to the neck band. There is an inside pocket at each front edge of the cape. The cloak is machine made and the raw edges are cut with a pinked edge.
Overall: 47 1/4 in. (120 cm)
Overall: 49 5/8 in. (126 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Elisabeth and Arthur R. Hills, Class of 1941, Tuck 1942
North America, United States
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