Evening jacket or cape has dolman-like sleeves. Accession record says the material is silk velvet with chinchilla fur trim at neck. The fur extends down the front in a stole-like fashion. The outer material and inner satin lining are brown. Worn by donor's grandmother, Mrs. Martha Harris Blake (m. Dr. Edmund Blake), who was daughter of James Harris, Texas Revolutionist , 1835-36; died 1837 at Goliad.
Place of Origin
Gift from Mrs. Eula S. Steed to Texas Memorial Museum, 1949