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|Materials||chiffon, plastic, glass|
x 1230mm (Width)
x 0mm (Depth)
|Credit line||Acquired 1985|
Originally part of a 1920s beaded dress, an enterprising dressmaker has converted the beautiful beaded chiffon into a cape, then embellished it with crimson tear-shaped paillettes (or spangles). These spangles would have fluttered with the wearer’s movements, appearing to float above the delicate fabric's iridescent pearly sequins and beaded trellis.
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