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Carriage mantle
(1880-1890)

Medium
silk, cotton, glass, metal, plastic
Measurements
83.0 cm (centre back) 62.0 cm (width across shoulders)
Inscription
none
Accession Number
1784-D5
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mrs C. Clifford Edmondson, 1968
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Black plush cotton velvet mantle with high stand up collar, chenille fringing and appliquéd flowers of jet beads. The appliqué runs around the collar, neckline and centre front panels. The centre front opening features beaded tassels along chenille fringing. Fastens with 7 hooks and eye down centre front. Lined in black silk.