Silk, wool, metal thread, velvet ribbon and jet
1000 x 1500 mm
Place of origin
Springhill, County Londonderry (Accredited Museum)
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Woman’s over skirt. Black embroidered silk/cotton net cape with gold metal-thread lace edging (metal wrapped silk core with wool), trimmed with black mock-jet beadwork. Finished at the wasit with doubled-over black silk velvet ribbon that extends to form the tie at CF of the waist. The lower front edges are trimmed with two beaded jet tassels.