08-11-2013 08-11-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2669M Marlborough
August 11, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Shaker Burgundy Red Wool Cape

$480$400
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2669M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 11, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Shaker Burgundy Red Wool Cape, probably early 20th century, machine-stitched cape and hood of red woven wool fabric, the inside of the cape lined with gold-colored sateen, stuffed with wool batting and quilted in a zigzag pattern, the detachable hood lined with red cotton fabric, (minor holes).

Provenance: Purchased from Roger Bacon.
Estimate $300-500

Approx. 8 very small moth holes, and one larger about 1/2 x 1/4 in. hole on hem.


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Keywords

Burgundy Red Wool Cape, Roger Bacon