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Vintage 1980s Weill Paris Coat Wool and Mohair Ladies Size L


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This is a wonderful quality wool and mohair coat made by Weill Paris.  Weill is a Parisian institution, founded in 1892 by Albert Weill, and considered to be the oldest French fashion house in existence.  The coat features quite a dramatic silhouette, with wide shoulders that extend out to the sleeve caps and a wide profile, in keeping with 1980s design aesthetics.  The sleeve caps are gathered in pleats and the sleeves taper to the cuff.  The coat has a small shirt-type collar and closes at the front with four large plastic buttons.  There is a slit pocket at either side.  The coat is lined in black acetate.  The exterior is woven in a broad check in colours of purple and blue against black.

Age: 1980s

Material: 66% wool / 30% mohair / 4% polyamide

Sizing: There is no size label, and although this should fit a large size, please rely on the following measurements for fit (please take the style of the coat and thickness of the fabric into consideration):

Shoulders:  16” across from shoulder/sleeve seam to shoulder/sleeve seam

Sleeves:  26” long from the shoulder seam

Sleeve inseam: 15”

Bust: 44” around, taken under the arms

Waist:  42” around

Overall length: 41", measured flat

Condition: It is in very good condition with no wear, tear, staining or odour - this coat looks to have seen little use and was well cared for over the last 30+ years.

This is an excellent quality coat by a venerable Parisian design house - great 80s look!