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Date made: 19th century

Maker: unknown maker

Description: Fine black wool cape, elaborately trimmed with black lace ruffles trimmed with ruched black silk and ruched silk scallops. Fastened. 3 hooks and eyes. Lined black sateen with suspension loop of same fabric. Length, centre front including collar and trim 90 cm. 5.2 cm wide black satin ribbon bunch at neck.

(Reference image taken in the 1990s.)

Materials: wool

Object name: cape

Collection: Costume & Textiles Collection

ID Number: 1980-0099a


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