Edwardian silk embroidered hooded short cape


Rare Edwardian silk embroidered hooded short cape M UK 10-12

This is a truly stunning and unique Edwardian cape made from a rich iridescent plum silk.

The pattern resembling  an Edwardian cottage garden, is made up of hand embroidered flowers on the vine, which was popular design of the times.

The cape itself fastens with two large hook and eyes at the front and features two covered buttons and long fringes of silk that complement the cape perfectly.

At the back is a dainty loose hood, which also has the button and fringed silk detailing.

The lining is made of ecru silk and is quilted for additional warmth.

This cape is not perfect and has some fraying of the silk on the shoulders and around the neckline and some disintegration of the silk in the lining as well as some minor blemishes, but is still a wearable piece,

Measurements of the cape

Neck circumference  18.5 inches

Nape of neck to hem 26 inches

 Size  M UK 10-12

Closures Two hook and eyes at the front of the cape

Condition  This cape is in overall Good vintage condition but is not perfect. She has some fraying of the silk to the shoulders and the inside of the neckline and hood.

Washing Instructions  Gentle Cool Hand-wash or professionally Dry Cleaned

Fabric  Silk and silk thread

Please be aware that Vintage items have had a previous life and have been previously cherished, they may however have minor imperfections.

We will try our best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for.

Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing.

To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure your favourite style garment and compare it to the measurements that are listed.

All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat. We then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.

For more information on sizing, please see our sizing guide.

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