Research Collections
Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre, silk; glass
Catalogue Number
103.05.0033
Description
A woman's cape of black silk bordered extensively with netted jet bads and fringe. The silk is shoulder width at the top and narrows down to points hanging below the waist. The cape is a small size and very heavy in weight. The cape has a high collar that closes with hooks, and the bodice also f…
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Title
Cape
Date
1880 – 1900
Material
fibre, silk; glass
Dimensions
36.0 x 64.0 cm
Description
A woman's cape of black silk bordered extensively with netted jet bads and fringe. The silk is shoulder width at the top and narrows down to points hanging below the waist. The cape is a small size and very heavy in weight. The cape has a high collar that closes with hooks, and the bodice also fastens with hooks at the front.
Subject
social customs
Isabella Brewster
decorative
crafts
beadwork
Credit
Gift of Pearl Evelyn Moore, Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.05.0033
Images
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