c. 1880's Victorian Black Beaded Dolman Mantle Lined in Red Satin! :) Black cut velvet base covered with jet black beads creating an exquisite pattern. Large jet black bead medallions adorn the cuffs, and drip down the front of this piece. limited movement of the arms in this dolmans as they are cut with batwing sleeves. Fully lined in ruby red silk satin. Measures: 33-35" bust, 39" long.
Dolman Coat-This is a woman's outerwear coat that featured decadent fabrics and loose, sling-like sleeves, sometimes cut with the body of the garment. It was a combination of a jacket and a cape, so it had a semi-fitted style that was less restricting than a coat. It kind of had a kimono look to it. Date: ca. 1887 Culture: American