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Kashmir dolman

Added Mar 26, 2008

by orange-angel

Ronneby Or Umeå,...






This is actually a part of a larger project. I had made four ceramic animals and they inspired four different garments. The other three garments are made in other techniques.

This dolman was inspired by a goat. Kashmir hair comes from kashmir goats. Dolmans was popular in the middle of the 19th century, they were sometimes made of kashmir shawls. It’s sort of a cape with sleeves. I love the shape of the dolmans, so I wanted one for myself.

Material Notes

Wool fabric. Kashmir fabric at the edges. Silk and kashmir yarn was used to sew the kashmir fabric to the dolman.





My boyfriend for inspiring me to make the ceramic animals in the first place.

My mother for helping with the fitting.

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    Mar 27, 2008, 10.55 AMby squirrellypoo

    absolutely beautiful! awesome topstitching, too.

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    Mar 27, 2008, 10.20 AMby adgentry

    Very beautifully done. Love the shape.

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    Mar 27, 2008, 09.08 AMby fashion1

    elegant and stylish! great job!

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    Mar 27, 2008, 12.08 AMby lilo

    This looks great! Normally i’m not so fond of neither dolman nor capes, but I surely would like to have one like yours.

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    Mar 26, 2008, 10.51 AMby hanasu

    This is great, I especially like the back, it’s very dramatic. Seems like a fun project!

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    Mar 26, 2008, 10.00 AMby kasia26

    Very elegant jacket. I like it a lot.

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    Mar 26, 2008, 09.19 AMby lauriana

    Wow! I’ve liked the shape of a dolman ever since I found the garment in my book about 19th century fashion, and I might try and make one myself at some point. Yours however, looks great and I really like your story about it!

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