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Object Name: cape

Date: 1937

Accession Number: 1958.151/7
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • chiffon
  • ostrich feathers
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Pink ostrich feathers on pink chiffon. Broad curved band of parallel vertical ostrich feathers, the top half curled, sewn to crescent-shaped chiffon foundation of double thickness; fastening with chiffon ties.

Worn, with Dress, Feathers and Veil, Shoes, Tiara, Gloves and Handbag 1958.151/7, at the Coronation of George VI, 1937, and later at Buckingham Palace Ball.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 53.3 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Neck edge
Height:
Width: 76.2
Depth: