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Wildwoodrose Vintage

Victorian Mourning Cape, Capelet, Bodice Cover with Heavy Jet Beading

Victorian Mourning Cape, Capelet, Bodice Cover with Heavy Jet Beading

Regular price $359.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $359.00 USD
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This Victorian mourning capelet bodice cover is made of black silk bengaline and features jet beading throughout. It is a sleeveless garment that is worn over the shoulders and covers the bodice of the dress. The entire capelet is trimmed with jet beads. The cape is in very good antique condition and shows some signs of wear appropriate to the age of the piece. 

It is a stunningly beautiful and unique piece of Victorian mourning attire. 

Here are some additional details about the capelet:

* The body of the capelet is made of 100% silk bengaline.

* The jet beads are black glass beads that are often used in mourning jewelry.

* The capelet has a hook-and-eye closure down the centre front.

* Approximately 36 inches long from the nape to the back hem.

* Approximately  inches long from the top of the shoulder to the front hem.

* Approximately 15 inches wide at the shoulders.

* The waist measurement will vary due to the open nature of the design.  Laid flat it measures 14" across waistline.

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK QUESTIONS PRIOR TO ORDERING AS ALL SALES ARE FINAL.


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