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Evening Cape

Style Period

Gay Nineties

Description

Ladies cape is wrist length, allover indigo velvet with black lace at the hem. Lace is ten inches wide, is attached in a wave for an uneven hem, centre front and top of lace is trimmed in blue seed beads. Has peter pan collar trimmed in matching beads, front is also trimmed and closes at the neck with a hook and eye. Has two black ribbons in the back. Cape has faux "sleeves" to mimic the leg-o-mutton style.

Tags

outerwear
cape
women's
indigo
blue
black
velvet
lace
beading

Donor

Beth Croft

Accession Number

1-890-26-07866