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1897 Mourning Cape

1897 Mourning Cape
Made of woven linen with ruffles of crepe around the high neck and around the bottom of the cape. Stripes of taffeta and matte black sequins also add to the decoration. Fastens at the neck with a hook 'n eye. The cut of the cape fits late 1890's "kick up" sleeve bodices. Shoulders measure 13".
(Formerly L. Hidic)