Vintage 1970s Spring Coat Bright Orange Red Acrylic Ladies M
Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing
This is a 1970s spring coat made in a very bright orangey pink toned red acrylic fabric. The acrylic is woven in a wool waffle finish. This 1970s spring coat is made in a below the knee length, has a rounded collar and a bib front with a four black button closure. There is a 21” deep box pleat at the bottom back and a slash pocket at either sides. The coat is lined in red acetate.
Maker’s label: None, but the CA identification number on the content label belongs to the Sterling Coat and Cloak Company of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Union label: ILGWU - International Ladies Garment Workers Union used between 1968 and 1984
Content: 100% acrylic outer shell / 100% acetate lining
Lining label: Indicates an order date of November 1973, so this coat would date to 1973-1974
Sizing: No size is indicated on this 1970s spring coat, and although it should fit a medium size, please note the following measurements for fit, taken from the exterior:
Shoulders: 17” across shoulder seams
Sleeves: 23” from the shoulder seam
Sleeve inseam: 16”
Bust: 40” around
Waist: 38” around
Overall length: 40", measured flat at the back from the neck seam
Condition: This 1970s spring coat is in very clean condition with no pronounced wear, tear, staining or odour - it was very well cared for over the years.
This is a wonderful 1970s spring coat in a striking colour!