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Mantle, c.1860's; Low & Sons; c.1860's; 1997_85

Mantle, c.1860's; Low & Sons; c.1860's; 1997_85
Mantle, c.1860's; Low & Sons; c.1860's; 1997_85Mantle, c.1860's; Low & Sons; c.1860's; 1997_85
Name/Title
Mantle, c.1860's
About this object
Ladies cape or mantle c.1860. This was brought back from England by the donor. It had belonged to one of his relatives. It had never been worn in N.Z.. Label at neck, reads 'Low & Son's Dress & Mantle Maker's' and at bottom has town, ending in '…ham'. Black gabardine fabric with taffeta lining, satin ribbon, cotton net, pleated silk organza and applique floral designs decorate the bottom half and hems of the cape. The neck and hems, have pleated silk organza frill. Bottom hem has a double frill with net underneath.
Maker Role
dress & mantle makers
Date Made
c.1860's
Place Made
United Kingdom
Medium and Materials
gabardine
Measurements
83.8cm length x 259cm width
Subject and Association Description
black cape c.1860's
Credit Line
Mr Dennis Battcher
Object Type
cape
Object number
1997_85

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1860's
black
cape
gabardine
mantle
organza
pleating
silk


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