Burgundy Embroidered Mantle

Brief Item Record

Title: Burgundy Embroidered Mantle

Description: Burgundy embroidered mantle with fringe hem. Silk velvet, silk. Burgundy silk velvet cape (a) is sleeveless, with button closures which are damaged and reinforced with hooks and eye closures down the front center, silk lining, fringe hem, and embroidery down the front center and the hem.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001124

Title

Burgundy Embroidered Mantle

Description

Burgundy embroidered mantle with fringe hem. Silk velvet, silk. Burgundy silk velvet cape (a) is sleeveless, with button closures which are damaged and reinforced with hooks and eye closures down the front center, silk lining, fringe hem, and embroidery down the front center and the hem.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

53 inches (chest), 25.75 inches (center front length), 22.5 inches (center back length), 93 inches (hem circumference),

Type

Physical Object

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

Color Main

Technique

Dress Type

Closure

Costume Components

Chest

53

Center Front Length

25.75

Center Back Length

22.5

Hem Circumference

93

All Measurements

53 inches (chest), 25.75 inches (center front length), 22.5 inches (center back length), 93 inches (hem circumference),

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Condition Term

fair

Condition Description

Fading and yellowing on right shoulder and fringe; tears at back of collar and center front hem; button loops loose; stains on lining; abrasion on lining; mending at collar; stains at chest

Storage Location

P7

Work Type

Citation

“Burgundy Embroidered Mantle,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed March 1, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/965.