1930's DeMoulin Cape. // Antique Band Wear. Wool Silk Caplet. // Museum Collectible Band Costume. // Music Band Clothing.
Label: DeMoulin Bros. & Co. Greenville, Ill.
Wool Exterior, Pure Silk lining. Brass Buttons. Corded Trim.
Maroon, Burgundy with Cream Silk.
HISTORY: This piece was someone's story untold. It's 1930's and your in the band, playing and marching in tune. Maybe thinking of the war or your next great college adventure, as your feet house high and fall on the turf.... your wearingamerican manufacturers, De Moulin Bros & Co.; a company founded in 1892 - they are the world oldest and largest manufacturers of apparel for the musical industries (they even have their own museum).
Very Good Condition. Exterior is Pristine!!! Clean, bright, No holes found on any part of wool. Interior Only; silk has water marks and light staining throughout. Cords that hooks around brass button has has exterior netting in part removed from wear. Item has not been organically dry cleaned.
Closure: top Stiff folded collar has eye hook closure; as well as a heavier duty eye hook below collar. In addition, silk cord crosses over chest to close between 2 brass buttons.
Size Fits most sizes.
Chest and Bicep area: 50 inches.
Length: 26 inches.