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Stole
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Title: Stole
Identifier: 977.15.3
Donor: Rosamund Vanderburgh
Item Date: 1870 1880
Creation Date: 2012
Location: Bradley Musuem

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Description: Short brown fur tippet/stole with wide collar formed from one piece of skin. Lined with brown quilting, it has 4 hooks and eyes down the front opening (alternating hook, eye, hook). Black tape tag for hanging up. Black tape loop and fur covered button on underside of collar. Forms a collar when clasps are closed.

A Tippet is a stole or scarf-like narrow piece of clothing, worn around the arms and above the elbow. They evolved in the fourteenth century from long sleeves and typically had one end hanging down to the knees. In later fashion, a tippet is often any scarf-like wrap, usually made of fur. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tippet
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