|Description||The cloak is plaid flannel with stripes of blue, red, and green running alternately with the black plaid, trimmed in cord; two glass buttons at throat; black satin quilted lining.|
|Owned||Varina Banks Howell Davis|
|Made||probably Richmond, Virginia, 1861-1865|
Mrs. Varina Davis wore the cloak, made during the war, to the opera in Richmond, Virginia during the war.
"Cloak… worn by Mrs. Davis during the war."
Davis, Varina Banks Howell [Mrs. Jefferson]
Howell, Varina Banks
Operas & operettas
Clothing & dress