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High quality, hand spun, hand woven Hemp.
These early duster coats are sought after by early motorcar enthusiasts as they are terrific to wear at the next antique car show! Especially if you happen to have an early Model T Ford!
This Magnificent hand spun, hand woven HEMP Duster is beautifully made and is trimmed with hand applied battenburg lace details across the front and back yoke and at the cuffs.
If it's true that you could tell the status and wealth of someone by the number of buttons on their clothing this elaborately embellished Motor Coat must have belonged to the most prominent woman in town. This antique Duster is embellished with 6 11/2" handmade, silk ribbon wrapped buttons on the front and 12!!!!!! pea sized silk ribbon wrapped buttons on each cuff.
This vintage hemp motor coat duster is c. 1898.
It has generous 1" pleats across the front and back for ease of movement.
Measures: 18 1/2" bust, 19" across the back, 47" from back neck seam to bottom.
This antique coat has been gently cleaned, starched and ironed. It is READY TO WEAR as soon as you receive it.
As these coats go, Excellent condition and very well preserved. Often they are very dirty, but this is quite clean with just the most minor spotting.
This Edwardian antique motor coat is stunning and with its breathtaking hand spun, hand woven, handmade details, will transport you back in time.
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Inside seam is stamped in black ink, "BURLINGHAM".
This motor coat is from the estate of Ruth Blood, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Due to the antique condition of this motor coat, this is a final sale.
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