Black Beaded Capelet with Lace Collar

Brief Item Record

Title: Black Beaded Capelet with Lace Collar

Creator: B. Altman & Co.

Description: 19th Century black wool capelet with lace collar and beaded trim. Wool, satin-silk. lace, and glass beads. Black wool A-line capelet (a) with bow collar with satin bow at center front, hook and eye closures down center front, beading down center front and along hem and shoulders, ruffled at shoulders, satin border along hem, center front, and shoulders, arms slit between center front panels and back panels.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001095

Title

Black Beaded Capelet with Lace Collar

Description

19th Century black wool capelet with lace collar and beaded trim. Wool, satin-silk. lace, and glass beads. Black wool A-line capelet (a) with bow collar with satin bow at center front, hook and eye closures down center front, beading down center front and along hem and shoulders, ruffled at shoulders, satin border along hem, center front, and shoulders, arms slit between center front panels and back panels.

Creator

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

17.75 inches (center front length), 18 inches (center back length), other measurements: Neck=17"

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Sunny Gaughen 02/18/15

Color Main

Closure

Closure Placement

Collar

Costume Components

Center Front Length

17.75

Center Back Length

18

Measurements Other

Neck=17"

All Measurements

17.75 inches (center front length), 18 inches (center back length), other measurements: Neck=17"

Label

"B. Altman & Co./New York"

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

Beading faded in places, loose or completely missing in others; abrasion on collar, hem, and lining; fraying on lace collar; alteration on back of collar, stitched down.

Storage Location

P8

Work Type

Citation

B. Altman & Co., “Black Beaded Capelet with Lace Collar,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 15, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/936.