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Medium
silk, metallic thread, glass
Measurements
122.5 cm (centre back) 245.0 cm (hem circumference)
Place/s of Execution
Australia
Inscription
none
Accession Number
D14-1975
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Miss Irene Mitchell, 1975
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Black velvet cape with deep black silk fringing around the collar and hem. Lower half of cape is decorated with stylized flowers of gold thread, crystal beads, and turquoise and crystal diamanté. Cape is fully lined with turquoise silk.