Willow Hilson Vintage

"Gold Thread Peonies" Vintage 1920's Silk Lamé Embroidered Jacket UK 10-14 US 6-10


This original 1920's black silk jacket, embellished with gold metal thread embroidery and terracotta thread accents, in a wonderful floral and geometric pattern, is a rare piece to behold and the perfect statement piece for your wardrobe. 

The Mandarin collar of the jacket draws together along the centre front with a frog button and loop fastening. The simple sloped shoulder line sets off the 3/4 length wide kimono cut sleeves, which boasts wide panels of metal thread embroidery along each cuff, with cloud like motifs, that set off the scattered floral embroidery designs along the sleeves. The wide straight line cut of the jacket is set off by detailed embroidery motifs along each front panel, framing the frog button and loop fastenings. Finished with a wide embroidery embellished hemline, and an intricately embroidered backline, this original 1920's jacket is a rare piece to behold.  
This jacket is fully lined in silk.

Label: none 

Measurements of the Coat

Shoulder to Shoulder: 16 inches

Armpit to Armpit Front: up to 40 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 39 inches

Shoulder to end of Sleeve: 18.5 inches

Hips: 42 inches

Size: UK 10-14 US 6-10

Closures: This jacket fastens with 4 button and loops 

Condition: This jacket is in perfect vintage condition.The gold metal thread has tarnishing over the years and has lost its natural lustre. Light and gentle thread lifting to some of the embroidery. These minor detail are not apparent when the jacket is being worn and only noticeable upon closer inspection. Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the condition report. 

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned or hand washed with great care.

Fabric: Silk, metal thread embroidery, 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.

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