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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Cape, Mourning


Accession number: 77.18.2
Object subtype: Ladies
Date: 1850 – 1920
Materials: Fibre; cotton; Fibre, silk
Measurements: 70 cm L x 21 cm W
Narrative: Collar or cape was found amongst the belongings of the donor's mother-in-law.  Believed to belong to the Grandmother-in-law of donor; Mrs. Laura Jane Garrison of Glenhaven
Description: A black lace collar or capelet with pointed edges and sides that continue down the lapel.  The collar has floral designs in black silk, cotton cord is applied over the plain black lace.