1940s Trousseau Cape in Ivory Pleated Silk Satin and Duchesse Lace

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Handmade in France for a bride in Havana, Cuba and part of a wedding trousseau from the 1940s... Although this was originally intended as an item of lingerie, it would make a lovely cape to wear over a wedding dress or evening dress... Accordion pleated silk satin (finished with a fluttery ruffle edge)... Heavily embroidered at the shoulder fronts, with a deep ruffle and collar of handmade antique Duchesse lace, ties at neck front... In excellent wearable condition, one size...

All our clothing is dry cleaned and inspected for condition and is ready to wear... Any condition issues will be noted... For visual comparison our mannequin is a size 4...

Measurements are:
back length 15"...
Details
Designer
Unknown
Place of Origin
France
Period
1940-1949
Material Notes
Silk
Condition
Excellent
Marked Size
OS (US)
Dealer Location
West Palm Beach, FL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU130726284622
Address
Palm Beach Vintage
3623 South Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach FL 33405
US
1stdibs Dealer since 2012 Located in West Palm Beach, FL
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