Mayoral Robe

Object number

LDVAL 2005.11.1

Date

before 1930

Description

Mayoral robe used for ceremonial dress between 1930 and 1996. A new robe was purchased in 1996.

Physical description

Long red robe trimmed with black velvet around the cuffs and hem and fox fur around the cuffs and along the neckband and front. Is heavily pleated on the back and the sleeves have extended cuffs and have wings, which are lined in cream satin.

Condition

Fair

Type

Mayoral Robe

Material

Body: Cotton
Trimming: velvet
Trimming: Fur

Collection type

Social history

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1626 (2006-08-26)

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Metadata
Start datebefore 1930
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeMayoral Robe
Material
Cotton
velvet
Fur
Collection typeSocial history