A rare piece to behold and never again find, this original 1930's silk velvet & lamé cocoon evening cape, rendered in a decadent abstract floral pattern, is the perfect statement piece for your evening wardrobe.
The wonderful ruched and gathered black silk velvet collar, boasts internal padding, allowing for the collar to sit perfectly around the neckline. The elegant slopping shoulder line of the cape showcases the incredible external lamé, in shades of gold, grey and pink in an abstract floral pattern. The back of the cape is accented by a straight cup hemline, whilst the sides of the cape, are cut in rounded balloon designs, creating the cocoon cut, in which one can position your arms and elbows, adding to the wearability and stability of this piece. The cape is fully lined in black silk velvet, and can be reversible should you wish to add versatility to your wardrobe.
Measurements of the Cape
Collar width: up to 3.5 inches
Shoulder to hem Front: up to 22 inches
Nape to Hem Back: 18 inches
Size: UK 8-12 US 4-8
Condition: This cape is in perfect condition, with some very light impression marks to the silk velvet lining. This is a natural process for silk velvet. Very light thread lifting to the lamé and gentle tarnishing in some areas..Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description,
Fabric: Silk velvet, lamé,
Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.
Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed.