Antique Victorian Black Silk Jet Black Beaded Mourning Mantle Cape Collar Shawl
Antique Victorian black silk jet black beaded mourning mantle cape collar shawl circa1860's - 1880's. Heavy beading covering the entire shoulder sleeves, loss of some beads along the edges, hook and eye closures all there. Two small threadbare areas top right collarbone area on the front and one on the left shoulder seam. Just a few beads missing on each side of the front of the collar, otherwise it is in great condition. Missing some larger black beads down the front on each side. Fringe missing on the bottom of one front panel, and some also missing from the decorations on the front. Beaded decoration on the back is missing some beaded fringe.