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posted on 2024-03-01, 00:42 authored by Middlebury College Antique Clothing Collection

Black Satin Dolman Mantle (also called an Opera cape) black hip-length silk-satin cape with dolman sleeves, open front with hook and eye closure and decorative ribbon tie at top. Two lace-trimmed points at front, beaded chenille lace and fringe on all hems, on one shoulder is a woven beaded trim that is not on the opposite shoulder. Maker label reads 'Emile Pinguat 30. Rue Louis le Grand 30 PARIS'. Interior cotton label has the name 'Alice Brainerd' written into it, the name of the daughter of former Middlebury President Ezra Brainerd. c 1880-1890.

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  • Middlebury College

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  • Theatre

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MCACC-2018-0918

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