Half Length Women's Black Cape

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A half length black taffeta and cream lace embroidered women’s cape.
The taffeta material has a crisp gloss surface. The style of the cape has several distinct pieces. A black velvet collar with cream lace flowers is sewn along its length.

Black lace of floral design, separates the upper and lower parts of the base taffeta material of the cape. A black lace strip is sewn down the outside collar edge. At the bottom of the lace strip, a larger lace piece dangles. Tassels and black thin cord dangle on each side of the cape.
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Textile - silk and taffeta
460 x 300mm
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Collection of the Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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