Antique Civil War wool slate blue military cape with 2 embroidered general’s stars on collar

Rare Original Civil War General’s Cape – Antique Blue Military Cloak / Cape part of Uniform

Rare Authentic Civil War Uniform Cloak / Cape | This Original Cape may have been the upper cloak layer of a Great Coat  | This antique wool slate blue military cape has 2 embroidered general’s stars on the collar | From a prominent Civil War Collection | The thick wool cape has no liner, which was not uncommon | Shows signs of wear and scattered moth damage consistent with age and use | Overall Very good condition for uniform used in Civil War

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  • Rare Authentic Civil War Uniform Cloak / Cape | This Original Cape may have been the upper cloak layer of a Great Coat  | This antique wool slate blue military cape has 2 embroidered general’s stars on the collar | From a prominent Civil War Collection | The thick wool cape has no liner, which was not uncommon | Shows signs of wear and scattered moth damage consistent with age and use | Overall Very good condition for uniform used in Civil War – General Stars are frayed and top buttons missing | Appears Genuine and NOT an aged reproduction | Union Soldiers were issued great coats and/or capes during the winter months | Very common for Confederate soldiers to wear union coats or remnants of union uniforms
  • Weight

    10lb.

    Height

    60"

    Width

    42"

    Depth

    12"

    Weight

    10lb.

    Height

    60"

    Width

    42"

    Depth

    12"

    Kind

    Collectibles, Ephemera, Memorabilia, Militaria, Textiles

    Medium

    Wool

    Subject

    American Civil War, Americana, Historical, Marching Soldiers, Military, War

    Date

    19th Century