Beautiful all original antique christening Cape and Bonnet, ideal to fit antique huge baby composition, german or french bisque doll. Please verify the measurements with your doll.
The cape measures 30” (76 cm) from neck to hemline and 12,5” (32 cm) all around the neckline. The overcape measures 15” (38 cm) from neck to hemline. Made of fine beige material with soft texture, fully lined in cream color silk. All edges of the collar and the overcape ornate with scallop embroidery -floral and arabesque motifs - exquisitely made by hand with beige silk threads. Fine beige pure silk ribbon ties on the collar.
The Bonnet measures 11” (28 cm) side to side through the front and 21” (53 cm) around the neckline. Same material and lining as the cape. Gorgeous tiny pleated chiffon trim and scallop embroidery ruffle ornate the brim. The neckline edged with scallop embroidery and it adjusts with pure silk ribbons through 11 embroidery eyelets. Both sides decorated with hand made silk ribbon rosettes and pure silk ribbon ties.
Very good to Excellent condition. Only the pure silk ribbon ties of the cape has some tiny holes and repair due to age.
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