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"

    Medium

    Wool

    Date

    19th Century