1920s silk velvet cape . vintage 20s stenciled velvet cape
A vintage 1920s cape. The exterior is a pink silk velvet with a stenciled gold pattern (in the style of Fortuny or Gallenga, but the cape doesn't have any labels/signatures). The cape has a gold silk velvet lining and a shawl collar in the same gold velvet as the lining, and also with fox fur trim and a fox head. This collar can also be draped over the head as a hood.
Size: one size
Length (from edge of pink fabric at back top shoulder to hem): 44"
Length of collar (from edge of collar to end of fox fur trim): 16"
Condition: Very good. Exterior velvet has a slightly crushed look, and there are a handful of dents/wear spots--the most noticeable are a couple on back of cape and one near fox fur trim (see last pic). Because of the drape of cape and the pattern in/slight crush to velvet, these are not that noticeable. Also, there is some overall darkening to gold stenciling (very typical for older metallics), slight darkening to fabric near hem, and some spots on velvet lining. This cape is stunning and presents beautifully!