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"Undulating Soutache" Vintage 1940's Taupe Embellished Fitted Jacket UK 12


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"Undulating Soutache" Vintage 1940's Taupe Embellished Fitted Jacket

This incredibly tailored 1940's taupe wool jacket, embellished with trailing soutache embroidery stitches in a mock astrakhan pattern, and sparkling bronze beadwork, is a rare piece to behold and never find again.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a wide capelet collar, that sits along the shoulders, with a scalloped hemline, embellished with trailing soutache embroidery and beading.
Her full length sleeves, frame the tailored cut of the jacket, that cinches in along the waistline.
Her ornate matching covered buttons, boast detailed stitches that accent the shaping of the buttons.
Her mock 2 front pockets, mimic the intricate scalloped edges of the collar and decorative embellishments.

This jacket is fully lined in silk

Label: None

Measurements of the Jacket

Armpit to Armpit across back: up to 36 inches

Armpit to Armpit across front: up to 38 inches

Shoulder to Hem: 26.5 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 24 inches

Waist: up to 30 inches

Shoulder to Shoulder: 15.5 inches

Size: Medium UK 12

Closures: 4 covered buttons

Condition: This jacket is in near perfect vintage condition, with a small area of wear to the wool weave to the back of left hand side shoulder, and a small pin sized age mark just below. 2 small holes to the silk lining along the back of the neckline. Some light bead loss. These minor issues are in no way apparent when the jacket is being worn, and only noticeable under close inspection.

Fabric: Silk lined, wool, embroidery, beads.

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.