Green Wool Cape

Brief Item Record

Title: Green Wool Cape

Creator: Thomas Tryon

Date: 1918

Description: A loden green wool cape with an ankle-legth a-line silhouette. Convertible collar with an oval shape tab with two buttons that can be moved to close across the collar. Has two armholes inside (which can be closed) and two pockets. Can be closed at the center front, with tan interior.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2015022

Title

Green Wool Cape

Description

A loden green wool cape with an ankle-legth a-line silhouette. Convertible collar with an oval shape tab with two buttons that can be moved to close across the collar. Has two armholes inside (which can be closed) and two pockets. Can be closed at the center front, with tan interior.

Creator

Date

1918

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

48.25 inches (center front length), 51.75 inches (center back length), 120.75 inches (hem circumference),

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Camilla Meeker 2020-09-24

Color Main

Color Secondary

Technique

Dress Type

Closure

Closure Placement

Length

Center Front Length

48.25

Center Back Length

51.75

Hem Circumference

120.75

All Measurements

48.25 inches (center front length), 51.75 inches (center back length), 120.75 inches (hem circumference),

Donor

Nancie S. Coan '45

Date Earliest

1918

Date Latest

1918

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Life Stages

Public Information

This cape was carried initially from Hartford, CT over the Pacific to Japan, then India, and eventually to the rest of the world.

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

Wearing on the interior, very minor holes. Ribbon fraying near bottom center back. Hem beginning to detach.

Storage Location

Hanging

Work Type

Citation

Thomas Tryon, “Green Wool Cape,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed May 24, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/5967.