CIVIL WAR BLACK SILK CAPE FOR DRESS W LACE TRIMS. DATING TO THE CIVIL WAR ERA.
FASHIONED OF BLACK SILK WITH SILK LINING THE INTERIOR. EACH SIDE HAS A PERIOD APPLIED CRESCENT AT THE BOTTOM AT THE ARMS, IT IS HAND SEWN IN AND WOULD HAVE MADE THE PIECE MORE MODEST AND COVERED. TRIMMED IN SILK LACE ON ALL OF THE EDGES, MUCH OF THE LACE IS BROKEN WITH LARGE PORTIONS LOOSE. THE PIPING AROUND THE NECKLINE EDGE SHOWS SMALL BROKEN WEAR, UNSEEN WHEN IT IS WORN. GROSGRAIN RIBBON TIES AT THE NECKLINE, THEY SHOW SMALL STRETCHED WEAR.THE SILK IS IN FULLY STRONG CONDITION AND COULD BE RE-TRIMMED. IF YOU ARE IN GERMANY OR ITALY. Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed.
Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor. Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end. These are antique articles, having the age stated. All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined._gsrx_vers_841 GS 7.0.16 (841). The item "CIVIL WAR BLACK SILK CAPE FOR DRESS W LACE TRIMS" is in sale since Wednesday, February 6, 2019.
This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.