Vintage 50s Russian Squirrel Fur Jacket w Quilted Lining Size Medium
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
This is a lovely quality vintage Russian squirrel fur jacket made in an attractive brown colour, dating most likely to the 1950s - there is no furrier label with a date on it, but stylistically it is 50s in design. The fur is extremely soft and luxurious - Russian squirrel is a superior fur, not like other squirrel, and is known for its denser hair, sheen and softness. You can tell that this is a superior quality jacket by the way that it is finished on the interior, with quilted lining at the upper back, heart shaped pocket and roped detailing under the armpits, around the heart shaped pocket and across the back. It is made in a classic style with small shawl collar, padded shoulders, turned cuffs and slight flare through the body to the hemline. There are no closures nor are there exterior pockets.
Sizing: No size is indicated, but this should fit a medium size - please rely on the following exterior measurements for fit, taking the thickness of the fur into account (compare measurements with a similar fur jacket that you presently own or to your own body measurements, taking the cut of the garment into account):
Shoulders: 16” across from the end of one shoulder pad to the end of the other
Sleeves: 23” from the shoulder pad
Sleeve inseam: 14”
Bust: 44” around, taken under the arms
Waist: 48” around
Overall length: 23”, measured flat
Condition: It is in very good condition with no pronounced wear or splits, except for a tiny wear spot at the shoulder, really negligible and not visible if the fur is covering it (see last close-up photo). Otherwise, the jacket is very clean, the fur has beautiful sheen and the piece presents itself very well. Russian squirrel is quite robust, so you should enjoy this jacket for many years to come.
This is a very nice vintage fur jacket - fabulous lining and lovely quality fur!