cape; woman's (mourning)
Late 19th Century
Black mourning cape. The cape has a wide round neck and a board collar. The cape opens down the c/f with three hooks and eyes. There are two darts on each shoulder and decorative lace panels around the shoulder area. The cape is flared in shape. The hem is edged in a broad frill. It has a crepe trim at the top of the frill and lace trimming on the lower edge. The cape is lined in black silk.