Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Unaffected by fashion and trends, this well-worn blue wool ‘country’ cape, features a large practical hood.
Worn by Major Benjamin Shepard Judkins of Palmyra, who was born in 1800, the cape is lined with a brown fine wale printed corduroy with supplementary woven green and red flower heads.
About This Item
- Title: Benjamin Shepard Judkins' felted wool cape, Palmyra, ca. 1835
- Creation Date: circa 1835
- Subject Date: circa 1835
- Location: Palmyra, Somerset County, ME
- Media: wool
- Local Code: A86-38
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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