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Object ID # 2005.017.001
Object Name Cape
Title Anglican Clergyman's Cape
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 1927+
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1965
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description A waist-length black cape. It is made of all-black, bengaline fabric. It has a plain collar that has a one-button closure (with a white pearl button) at the back. There is no maker's identification attached to it.
Makers mark None
Provenance Maker unknown. Owned and worn by Rev. Maurice Oldham. Throughout his long service to the church, Reverend and Mrs. Oldham ministered to parishes in Dundalk, Tara, Thornbury-Clarksburg, Brussels, Camden East, Clayton, Innisville and Franktown.

Last belonged to Brian and Norma Rice of Sauble Beach, Bruce County. How they came to have it is unknown.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's
Material Bengaline/Thread//Mother-of-Pearl
Found Sauble Beach, Bruce County
People Oldham, Rev. Maurice
Subjects Anglican Churches