70s Black Velvet All-Weather Coat
This beautifully made coat is both luxurious and practical. The deep-black cotton velvet is treated to be water repellent and stain- and crease-resistant, so wear it without worry. Tailored with strong shoulders, vertical bust darts, front hip pleats and strategic seaming at bust, waist, and skirt to define and flatter your figure. Princess silhouette looks like, and could certainly be worn as, a dress. Dramatic top-stitched collar, turned-back faux French cuffs, and removable self-fabric belt that fits through two loops. Angled besom pockets on the slightly full skirt. No closure. Can be worn crossed and cinched or loose and open. Fully lined in black satin. Absolutely gorgeous. Made in the USA in the 1970s. From the Hull estate.
Labels: Velvet Styled by GIRMES, 1974-'95 Union label
Fiber/Care: 100% cotton (silicone-finished), dry-clean only
Condition: nearly perfect, with a hint of wear at the right elbow (see photo). coat is jet black (some photos lightened to show detail)
*This dress has been professionally dry-cleaned and ready to wear.*
shoulders: 16" (40.5cm)
sleeves: 24" (61cm)
bodice: 16" (40.5cm)
bust: 36" (91.5cm)
waist: maximum 32" (81.25cm)
hips: 44" (111.5cm)
length: 42.5" (108cm) nape to hem
(BDV SKU: 00402-008)
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