Black silk faille capelet with beading and ruffle collar; high-neck collar of double ruffle with black satin ribbon trim; four alternating hook and eye closures at collar; black glass beading and needle work applique of scrolling and foliate motif along opening and along entire hem; two hook and eye closures along opening; bead and needle work applique design at center back; lining of black taffeta.
Label: none
Date: c. 1890


  • Title: Capelet Front View
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1888/1892
  • Location Created: Unknown
  • Physical Dimensions: CB: 17"
  • Provenance: Gift of Geary Roark
  • Type: Capelet
  • Rights: © FIDM Museum & Library, Inc. Image made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.fidmmuseum.org”. For publication or press requests, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org/about/rights-and-reproductions/ or email imagerights@FIDMmuseum.org.
  • Medium: Silk faille, satin ribbon, glass beads, cotton braid & metal closures

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