Shoulder cape (douillette), anonymous, c. 1830 - c. 1835

Shoulder cape (douillette), anonymous, c. 1830 - c. 1835

silk, l cm × c cm. More details

In French, the word means soft and comfortable. It therefore has traditionally been used for quilted coats. This douillette is made of a thin silk, yet the adding ensures adequate protection against the cold.

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