- Item 105600 - Fringed day mantle, Portland, ca. 1878
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 105600
- 2558px x 5309px - 8.5"w x 17.7"h @ 300dpi | Need a larger size?
- *Credit line must read: Collections of Maine Historical Society
Intended for daywear, this rich, dark brown and gold jacquard dolman mantle is associated with the Nissen family, of Nissen Baking Company fame. A mantle is a loose fitting overcoat, and a dolman mantle specifically has a low set sleeve, almost creating a wing-like effect.Show Details
This particular piece is embellished with cord embroidery and long, dense brown and blue Z-twist fringe. It is lined in black satin. The back of the mantle is higher than the front, to help accommodate for a bustle.