1950s Designer Lilli Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
Size: Small - Medium
Bust: 37 - 38 inches + 94 - 96.5 (some stretch to the boucle)
Under Bust: 33 -34 inches + 84 - 86 cm
Waist: 29 - 30 inches + 74 - 76 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 41.5 inches + 105.5 cm
Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm
Shoulders (seam to seam): 18 inches + 46 cm
Sleeve Length Outside Shoulder: 23 inches + 58.5 ( without turning up to make cuffs)
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam.
* Gorgeous designer black boucle wool princess coat
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeves can be worn down or turned up to make cuffs
* Coat itself has collarless round neckline
* Dark brown mink cross over collar hand stitched to fabric
* Secures with three large self fabric buttons and additional press studs
* Very full skirt with side inseam pockets
* Fully lined with hand finished hem
* Label reads Lilli Ann
This famous American label was registered in 1933 by Adolf Schuman. Fabrics were specially imported from France and Italy, many made expressly for Lilli Ann. These fabrics were bought from mainly small textile companies that were in dire financial straits after the war and in danger of closing. As a result, Schuman was credited with saving many of these from financial ruin and in official recognition for his services was awarded Medals of Honour from both France and Italy. On the other hand, the Lilli Ann customer knew that their suits, coats and dresses were made of the highest quality, hand-loomed fabric. Lilli Ann was also recognised for its innovative designs and quality construction. The label received the Gold Medal in Fashion Design, America's highest award in fashion. Nowadays, there is very high demand for this label from collectors and fashionistas from around the world. It must be said that this label is one of my all-time favourites as many of my friends and clients would know 😉
Absolutely sensational coat with amazing presence. No flaws that I can see, its in wonderful condition for its age. The mink collar is able to be detached for dry cleaning purposes. These Lilli Ann coats are increasingly harder to find and are commanding higher and higher prices. This coat, in particular, is a great investment piece as it is rarer than other Lilli Ann princess coats. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing. Please note: I am offering free shipping on this coat.
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