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, 1885-90. This dolman coat is made of silk. A dolman coat has loose sleeves, typically cut with the body of the garment. It has a semi-fitted style in the body, but is still less restricting than a coat. It is like a half-jacket, half-cape. The Metropolitan Museum of Art