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Vintage 1950s Black Silk Coat - Cape Sleeve


Brand Poppy's Vintage Clothing

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This is a fabulous evening coat made of alternating vertical panels of heavy black silk and grosgrain. This coat came from the estate of a lady who owned a lot of 50s era French couturier pieces. Although there is no label on this piece, the quality of it is obvious and it must have been made by a very good maker. The panels widen down the length of the coat, giving the coat its fabulous form. The coat has ¾ length raglan sleeves and is fully lined in purple taffeta. This is really an exceptional evening coat.

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Black Material: Silk Satin and Faille

Sizing: No size is indicated, but it is a medium size - please rely on the following measurements for fit, all given in inches.

Sleeves: 19

Sleeve Inseam: 6

Chest: 42

Waist: 56

Overall length: 42

Weight: 2 lbs and 14 oz

Please be aware that the measurements are taken from the exterior, so the thickness of the fabric has to be taken into consideration for fit.

The coat is in very good condition – no wear, tear, stains or odors, but it needs a tiny stitch on the seam in one spot (see last close-up photo). This coat was well stored and cared for over the years.

This is a wonderful 50s period coat – incredible style and quality!