Vintage 1960s Mod Dress & Coat Ensemble Set Brown Linen by Montroy Size M
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This is a dress and coat set made of brown linen with white detailing. The dress is made in a style that I call “60s does 20s”. It has a high rounded neckline, short sleeves, a defined waistline, but also has a white delineation and seam that give the impression of a dropped waist - the skirt below that seam is made in wide pleats. It is fully lined in white acetate and does up the back with a nylon zipper. The matching coat is made with an eight button double breasted front with military style lapels and collar, somewhat mod in design. There is a large squared patch pocket at either side, each with a turned out flap decorated with two buttons. The sleeves have two button cuffs. The buttons are made of brown and white plastic. It is cut with a slight A line and has a double kick pleat at the back. The back of the coat has decorative stitching following the box pleating that goes down the coat to the kick vents, and there is a belt across the back waist. It also is lined in white acetate.
Label: Montroy Montreal, Canada. Montroy was incorporated in 1928 as the Montroy Cloak Company Limited and changed its name to the Montroy Coat Company Ltd. in 1965. They closed their doors in 1987.
Color: Brown towards an eggplant tone, but still brown
Sizing: No size is indicated, and although this should fit a medium size, please rely on the following measurements for fit:
Shoulders: 15” across seam-to-seam
Sleeves: 8 3/4”
Bust: 36” around, taken under the arm openings
Waist: 30” around
Hips: 36” around
Shoulders: 16” across shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Sleeves: 23 1/2” long
Sleeve Inseam: 16 3/4”
Bust: 37” around
Waist: 31” around
Hips: 38” around
Condition: It is in very good, crisp condition with no pulls or wear, tear or staining. The set looks like it saw little, if any, use and was well cared for over the years.
This is a very nice quality set featuring classic 60s period design!