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Cape c. late 19th Century; Unknown; late 19th Century; 2011_191_1_1

Cape c. late 19th Century; Unknown; late 19th Century; 2011_191_1_1
Cape c. late 19th Century; Unknown; late 19th Century; 2011_191_1_1Cape c. late 19th Century; Unknown; late 19th Century; 2011_191_1_1
Name/Title
Cape c. late 19th Century
About this object
Black silk cape c.late 19th century. Fully lined with black silk. Decorated with cut-out work with felt backing. Cut-outs are lined with braid and are a repeating geometric leaf pattern. Stand-up collar with round edge and stiffening material. A gathered frill of black silk trims the hem with a black net machine lace at outer edge. Front closes with two metal hooks and eyes. And a wide ribbon to tie at neck.(odd shapes). This cape is thought to have been Elizabeth Healey's who immigrated to New Zealand with her husband William on the ship "Jumna".
Maker
Unknown
Date Made
late 19th Century
Medium and Materials
silk
Measurements
63cm length x 177cm width bottom hem
Subject and Association Description
black cape, late 19th century
Credit Line
Mrs J Powell (Dulcie)
Object Type
cape
Object number
2011_191_1_1

Tags

black
cape
cut work
felt
lace
silk
Victorian
women's


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