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"Tassel Trimmed" Vintage 1940's Deep Red Wool Tassel Trimmed Skirt Suit UK 6-8


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"Tassel Trimmed" Vintage 1940's Deep Red Wool Tassel Trimmed Skirt Suit UK 6-8

A rare piece to behold and never again find. This 1940's deep red wool skirt suit, in a classic silhouette, is perfect for work or play.

Her V shaped neckline is framed by a notched pointed collar and shoulder pads.
Her detailed front, boasts braided features, made up of small stitches and padding in a quilted fashion. The braids connect to the front pockets, and join full sized wool tassels, that hang just below the hemline of the jacket.
Her full length sleeves set off the tailoring of the jacket, with its matching fabric covered buttons and cinched in waistline. The pockets are usable, and the jacket is fully lined.
The elegant cut of the skirt, boast a nipped in waistline, and small sewn pleats either side of the front seam, creating an A line silhouette.

Label: Gays Molson

Measurements of the Jacket

Shoulder to Shoulder: 14.5 inches

Armpit to Armpit: up to 34 inches

Shoulder to Hem : 20.5 inches

Waist: up to 26 inches

Shoulder to end of sleeve: 23.5 inches

Fastenings: 3 covered buttons

Measurements Of The Skirt

Waist: up to 25 inches

Waist to Hem: 25 inches

Hips: up to 38 inches

Fastenings: 6.5 inch metal zip, a button fastening and a press stud

Size: Small UK 6 -8

Condition: This suit is in near perfect vintage condition.
Condition of the skirt: a small darn to the front left hand side of the skirt situated on the bottom side panel. This have been done previously, and in matching fibres, and is not apparent when the skirt is being worn.
Jacket: A very small darn all the left hand side collar. The original label is in place but unfortunately has worn very thin over time. Some very light wear to the bottom covered button.
These minor issues are not apparent when the suit is being worn, and only visible under very close inspection

Washing instructions: This garment should be dry cleaned

Fabric: Wool, silk lining in the jacket the skirt is unlined

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.