Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Evening capelet

Item

Title

Evening capelet

Description

Black silk brocade and velvet pelerine evening capelet; floral jacquard with clipped velvet design accented with jet beads. Lined with silk velvet, forms deep front facings. Edge between jacquard and velvet beaded with sequins and jet caviar beads on netting.

Antique Spanish capelet or shawl often worn by Valentina to complement her own garments. Likely served as an inspiration for wraps and shawls she designed.

Date

1950-1955

Source

Donated by Nina Frantzen

Is Part Of

Identifier

Object ID #1995.348
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Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

“Evening capelet,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed July 14, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/1385.