Ladies dolman of scarlet brocaded cut and uncut silk velvet. The dolman has a figured design of black banded shield shapes, the borders are filled with a beige and scarlet flower scroll, and the beige centre is voided with scarlet satin with a black interlaced stem pattern. The ground is covered with an interlaced floral pattern.

With a high collar and a concealed fly-button fastening from the neck to the waist down the centre front. It is cloak-shaped at the back where it reaches to just below the waist, but the front is cut with sleeves with a gathered shoulder, which hang free from the elbow. The fronts of the dolman hang to the knees. Trimmed with scarlet glass beads stitched as bands and triangular medallions on the cuffs, collar and marking the front and back shoulder seam and junction with the sleeve. Large hanging-ball tassels of the same are stitched down either side of the centre front. The neck is trimmed with black machine-made lace. The dolman is lined with yellow corded satin with a yellow satin waistband.


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