A lady's light cloak of cape of silk, velvet, lace, or the like.
A kind of veil, covering the head and falling down upon the shoulders; -- worn in Spain, Mexico, etc.
Traditionally, the mantilla is a circular piece of tulle or lace with lace edges draped over a comb. An alternative to more traditional and formal veils, the mantilla is appropriate for formal and semi-formal weddings. May be any length in between elbow and ballet.