Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
This record was added to Maine Memory Network through the efforts of a student at University of Southern Maine.
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
- Town: Palmyra
- County: Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: wool
- Local Code: A86-38
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
Use of this Item is not restricted by copyright and/or related rights, but the holding organization is contractually obligated to limit use. For more information, please contact the contributing organization. However, watermarked Maine Memory Network images may be used for educational purposes.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.