1950s Designer Lilli Ann Black Boucle Princess Coat- New!
Bust: 34 - 36 inches + 86 - 91 cm (some stretch to the boucle)
Under Bust: 32 - 33 inches + 81 - 84 cm
Waist: 27 - 28 inches + 69 - 71 cm
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 41 inches + 104 cm
Hem Length: 2 inches + 5 cm
Shoulders (seam to seam): 16.5 inches + 42 cm
Sleeve Length Outside Shoulder: 23 inches + 58 ( without turning up to make cuffs)
Note: Measurements taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam.
* Gorgeous designer inky black boucle wool princess coat
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Sleeves can be worn down or turned up to make French cuffs
* Coat has jewelled collar neckline
* Secures with three large self fabric buttons with additional press studs
* Very full skirt with side inseam pockets
* Fully lined in black satin 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 😉
This desirable princess coat is in excellent condition for its age. No flaws to speak of. Dry cleaned and ready to wear. Should you want further information please don't hesitate to contact us. PLEASE NOTE: no discounts are available on this coat but postage is included in price - no additional charges at checkout.
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