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Vintage 1940s Womens Black Gabardine Coat by Botany

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This stunning coat by Botany is exceptional quality - a piece you'd never see made today. Made all of wool gabardine, it is lined with gleaming black satin. It features a sharp collar - which also looks smart worn closed or with the top button open - structured shoulder pads and detailed cuffs. There is top stitched detailing on the collar cuffs, pockets, button placket and outer arm seams. The shape is excellent, and we especially like it paired with a belt. It's a fine piece, one guaranteed to be a favorite 40's standby. Be sure to look at photo #3 in close up to get a sense of the high quality!

Label: "Botany" Brand Fabric, Tailored by Ronnie-Ann Originals


Shoulders: 15.75
Bust: 42"
Waist: 44" (looks excellent cinched with a belt)
Hips: 46"
Length: 41"

Condition: Very Good
This coat is clean and fresh I find no issues to note!

Accessories shown are for inspiration only, and are not included.


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Vintage 1940s Womens Black Gabardine Coat by Botany


  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: wool, satin
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 4295 reviews
  • Favorited by: 48 people