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"Forest of Dean" Vintage 1940's Green Wool Fitted Jacket UK 8-10


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"Forest of Dean" Vintage 1940's Green Wool Fitted Jacket

This beautifully tailored 1940's green wool jacket, is a rare piece to behold and never find again.

Her wide tongue collar is trimmed with scalloped edges in the form of black knotted trim. Her button down front boasts matching fabric covered buttons and a fitted bodice. Her cinched in waistline is set off by 2 front pockets, edged with matching trim to the collar. Her full length dolman cut sleeves and shoulder pads along the shoulders, accent the wide turned up cuffs and complete the incredible tailoring of this pice.

Label: None

Provenance: USA

Measurements of the Jacket

Armpit to Armpit across back: up to 34 inches

Armpit to Armpit across front: up to 35 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 25.5 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 24 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches

Waist: up to 27 inches

Size: Small UK 8-10

Closures: 5 buttons

Condition: This jacket is in near perfect condition. There are 2 small pin holes to the right hand side front of the collar. We Believe this is where a brooch was once pinned, and adding a new brooch would conceal the small areas of wear.

Fabric: wool, silk lined

Vintage garments have been previously worn and lovingly cared for, they may however have a blemish or two. Here at Willow Hilson, we try our very best to note all the details of each garment, although we may sometimes overlook things, which we do apologise for. Please do not expect perfection, unless stated so.

Please make sure you check all the measurements of the garment before purchasing. Vintage garment sizes are not the same as those of today. To ensure the best fit, we suggest you measure you favourite similar style garment and compare it to the measurements we have listed. All our measurements are taken whilst the garment is lying flat, we then double these measurements to reflect the actual size.