Embroidered Woman’s Cape Ottoman Era C19th
An antique cape dating from the mid 19th century Ottoman period. Most probably made in Turkey for the fashionable European woman.
Fine couched old silver embroidery on a buttermilk/cream will felt ground.
A highly decorative museum quality item of costume with traditional folk costume embroidery and motifs.
In very good condition with some tarnish to metallic threads.
Nape of neck to hem 71.5cm
Across shoulders 41cm
collar 13cm tall