Rendered in a soft duck egg blue raw silk, this original 1960's Norman Hartnell duster coat from the ready to wear collection is the perfect piece for your transitional wardrobe.
The rounded neckline of the coat is framed by a simple shoulder line, accented by tailored darts along each yoke. The 3/4 length sleeves, are finished with decorative pale blue buttons along each external side of the overlayed cuff details. The timeless wide straight-line cut of the coat is accented by central pale blue button fastenings, and finished with two front pockets. This coat is fully lined in satin.
Label: Norman Hartnell, Ready to wear
Measurements of the Coat
Armpit to Armpit: up to 38 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 32 inches
Shoulder to end of sleeve: 19 inches
Hips: up to 42 inches
Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches
Size: UK 12 US 8
Closures: 5 buttons
Condition: This coat is in good but not perfect condition. There are two areas of wear to the silk weave along the bottom right hand side of the coat below the last button hole and above the hemline, this is wear to the silk has worn thin through use and rubbing. Light colour variation to the duck egg blue silk along the shoulder lines, this appears to be a slightly lighter shade. A small age mark to the front of the left hand side shoulder. Light colour variation to the lining. These minor details are not apparent when the coat is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report.
Fabric: Raw Silk. Satin 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. AB 571