Dolly Parton Worn Butterfly Cape
Julien's Auctions own Mitchell Kaba and Pop Culture specialist Jeremy Kinser discuss a Dolly Parton stage worn cape from a 1977 performance.
January 4, 2024
DOLLY PARTON | 1977 STAGE-WORN CAPE
A cape worn on stage by Dolly Parton on August 29, 1977, at the Mill Run Theatre in Niles, Illinois.
This sheer chiffon cape has a mock neck with back tie closure, dolman sleeves with shirred cuffs, all-over sequin embellishments, and a scalloped handkerchief hem. A rhinestone embellished "Dolly" signature and bird graphic is at the front, with belt holes at the sides for a fitted design. This garment is custom-made; no labels or sizes are present.