Stunning Victorian-era cape. Dark chocolate velvet with thick pile has soutache trim and beadwork that resembles flames rising up from the hem. Double hook and eye closure. Peter pan collar can be worn turned up or down. Longer in back. Lined in cotton sateen.
Vintage shawl dates to the 1920's and is made of a polychromatic blend of bright rayon. Abstract floral motif contains birds in the design, and although the design is not symmetrical, there is a balance of color and weight that exists within the overall piece. Long dark pink fringe trims the edges starting just below the bust. No closures. Shawls of this quality and condition rarely come up for sale.
Center Back Length: 57" (including fringe) Fringe Length: 20"
Vintage Chinese jacket likely dates to the 1930's and is made of black silk with multi-colored figural embroidery. Jacket features eight bird medallion embroideries as well as large heavily embroidered floral pattern at the hem. Center front frog closures. Lined
Vintage 1930's jacket is of Chinese origin and is made of black silk and features hand embroidery that depicts flowers, birds, and butterflies in a cool color palette. Five center front frog closures. Vents at center back and both side seams. Light blue silk lining.
Condition: Very Good with light wear to piping and frogs throughout. In some places the lining is hanging below the hem. There is some light marring to the silk fabric throughout. Batting at hems is no longer completely flat and uniform. This can easily be remedied by removing the batting.
Bust: 34" Waist: 35" Hips: 38" Across Shoulders: approximately 14" Sleeve Length approximately 17" Center Back Length: 26"
Vintage jacket is made of beige netting that is fully covered in gold celluloid sequins that are arranged in a geometric Art Deco pattern. Tag identifies the piece as being "Hand Made in Paris France". Center front hook and eye closures. Unlined.