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Uniquely patterned gaberdine cotton weave jacket. A 1940s avant guard gem. I had a quite, 'stop, jaw drop and awe moment' when I discovered this.

A single tooth, orange metal zipper shores up the center of this spectacular jacket. Very cutting edge in the 40's-first juncture of zippers on fashion on woman's clothing. Until this time, the idea of "easy access" on woman's clothing was 'not' considered customary. I love that this jacket has a masculine edge with feminine lines.

Graceful round, elongated collar. Tiny puff to the shoulder sleeve. Bold flame red with a touch of blue and yellow, plaid print gaberdine. Fully lined in yellow rayon. Tailored to hug the body-spectacular fit and feel.

From what I gather, it was likely a riding jacket of an artistic natured fraulein. It came from a, generations old German descent, farm family who bred horses in Pennsylvania.

Condition:
Very good vintage condition, especially for the age.
No tears, odors, piling or snags.

Interior lining-Condition of the rayon lining is very nicely intact.Threads have loosened at the seam (2.5") under one arm area of the rayon lining and could use a stitch. As well, the seams at the shoulder are undone.

Exterior-Near perfection. No flaws, stains or discolorations. Fabric has held its vibrant colors.
Zipper has a scuff of color buffed away at the pull, otherwise works brilliantly. Other than a slight loosening of a seem at the right breast, threads and seams are intact and strong.

Size:
Small. Model is an XS with broad shoulders. See measurements for fit.

Measurements:
Shoulder...17"
Bust.......34.5"
Waist..... 29.5"

Vintage 1940s avant garde / spectacular structure gaberdine jacket / flame red & blue plaid / size small

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: gaberdine, rayon
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 97 reviews
  • Favorited by: 7 people

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