Green 1930s cape

Green 1930s cape

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This entry is part 19 of 23 in the series Carondelet Historical Society Project

What a lovely cape! I am sure the woman who originally wore this in the 1930s must have loved it. It was wool and extra large. I posed the retro model outdoors in a variety of settings, because it was so pretty!  I especially love the pictures of the green cape against the green brick. I think these photos make for a timeless fashion editorial spread.

You can find a fashion dictionary scan about the types of capes, here.

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Jessica Kay Murray

Professional WordPress nerd. Lover of all things older than me. I am fascinated by early 1900s labor and feminist history, and have a sporadic addiction to reading nonfiction about those things on Archive.org. I scan old photographs and ephemera when I get really super bored. On Etsy I sell vintage clothing that I got as part of an interesting trade deal a few years ago.

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