Shaker "Dorothy" Cloak

Sabbathday Lake Shakers, Maine, American, founded 1747


before 1940

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


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear


Textiles and Costumes

Not on view


Label: " ‘Shaker Cloak‘, L. M. Noyes Agent, Sabbathday Lake, Me., Trade SC Mark".


Anna Trott Tubbs (donor‘s aunt; wife of Reverend Charles Tubbs); Mr. and Mrs. Arthur R. Hill; given to present collection, 1992.

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