Antique Victorian ruched cape with quilted lining long hand knotted fringe trim
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Antique Victorian Civil War era silk cape mantle with quilted lining and long hand knotted fringe trim Amazing Victorian mantle fashioned of Ivory silk. The cape is lined in silk as well with a lamb fleece batting in between The silk quilted front panels are done with the tiniest of stitches which I believe is hand stitched. The hand knotted fringe is fashioned of silk . The cape has a lovely ruched collar and front silk ribbon ties. Overall condition is excellent to age. There is no shatter or deterioration to the silk. 3 small holes on one side of the lower front. One age stain on the inside silk lining, about the size of a dime. The ribbon tie at the front is strong but has some surface dirt from use. the center back neckline to the bottom fringe measures 47 inches long Ruched neckline measures 18 inches around.