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Mantle

French
1880s


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

88 cm (34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.245

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dolman (Woman’s mantle)
Silk velvet dolman-sleeved jacket with printed design of black and white owl feathers; trimmed with black braid, black chenille, and red silk ball fringe. Horn clasps and white silk lining. Black ribbon waistband pinned inside.
Condition: Quite good; some ball fringe missing, one of owl’s glass eyes missing

Provenance

Label: Aurelly rue de L'Arcade 59 Paris

Credit Line

Gift of Gertrude Sturgis Eaton, via her daughter Katharine Eaton Dreier