Victorian Black Beaded Cape Mantle, Small fits 34 inch bust, 1800s Mourning Silk Satin & Fringe

$140.00

Victorian Black Beaded Cape Mantle, Small fits 34 inch bust, 1800s Mourning Silk Satin & Fringe

ERA: 1800s
MEASUREMENTS: The cape is 29 inches long in the front, 23 inch long in the back, 16 inches across the shoulders, fits 34 inch bust
MATERIAL: silk
LABEL: none

Black silk cape with wide gathered black lace around the neck and down the front. Has hooks down the front. The bottom is trimmed with rayon flat braid and Jet beading, along with silk fringe and silk covered balls.
The silk is slightly gathered in the back with wide braided trim and hanging oblong silk covered pieces and fringe. Lined in bright red silk. True cape, no arms or arm openings.

CONDITION: The outside is in very good condition. Some small holes scattered in the lace. The front of each arm area has been topped stitched in blue zig-zag stitching. There is some silk worn off of some of the balls.
The red silk lining has been patched at the back of the neck and is has holes, fraying and some shredding.

 

 

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Height 6.00
Depth 12.00