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70s beautiful brocade coat

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This is a stunning vintage brocade style coat dating from the Seventies - the ultimate in hippy chic in my opinion.

No labels of any kind, so it is hard to know its origins, other than what its previous owner told me - that it was acquired in the seventies in London.

The size of the coat is small (see below for measurements).
It has no fastenings but is intended to be worn open. The coat is fitted as are the sleeves, which are puffy at shoulders then narrow in for the arm with shaping at the elbow for movement. Overall it definitely has the shape of the 70s and I can imagine it being worn equally well over jeans or a long flowing dress.

The woven design is chinoiserie in style and the back in particular has the most amazing images of a tree with lanterns and an oriental lady with parasol. It is very beautiful.

Condition is very good with only some signs of gentle use - a little fraying on the inside of one of the cuffs, and the cotton lining has a couple of small marks, but no damage at all.

Shoulder to shoulder 34cm or 13.4 inches
Armpit to armpit 40cm or 15.75 inches
Length 108cm or 42.5 inches
Waist 34cm or 13.4 inches
Width at hips 45cm or 17.7 inches
Sleeve length 56cm or 22 inches
Cuff width 9cm or 3.55 inches

This is a one-off very special item - a real gem.


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70s beautiful brocade coat

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1970s
  • Materials: silk, cotton
  • Feedback: 280 reviews
  • Ships worldwide from France
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