Vintage 1940s Brown Wool Knit Suit- New!

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Size: Small - Medium


Bust: 38 inches + 96.5 cm

Waist at Rest: 26 inches + 66 cm

Waist Expanded: 32 inches + 81 cm

Sleeve Length from Outside Shoulder:  21 inches + 53 cm

Length from Outside Shoulder: 22 inches + 56 cm


Waist at rest: 27 inches (cinches tighter with elastic) + 69 cm

Waist Fully Expanded: 32 inches + 81 cm

Hips: 38 inches + 96.5 cm

Skirt Length from Waist : 30 inches + 76 cm

Total Length from Outside Shoulder to Hem:  46 inches + 117 cm 


Note: Measurements are taken from outside, flat and stretched from seam to seam. This is the maximum size allowable, so please consider individual fit and comfort.



* Lovely 1940s brown wool boucle knit suit

* Classic silhouette with a cinched waist and strong shoulders

* Jacket with rounded collar neckline decorated in lush chocolate brown velvet

* Elasticised as waist to give a peplum effect

* Long sleeves with ribbing at cuffs and padded shoulders

* Front closure with chocolate brown velvet buttons

* Slightly flared skirt

* Unlined

* Label reads Hand Loomed by Kimberly




No notable flaws that I can see. Perhaps the elasticised waist is a little more relaxed than it was originally,

Please note that these are vintage items that have been used and loved over the years, As such, they may display slight evidence of their age. Any notable flaws above and beyond this will be highlighted here.



Beautiful suit with lovely design details and in great condition for its age.  The chocolate velvet trims just set it off beautifully, Cleaned and ready to wear. Please drop us a line if you require additional information about this listing.


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Unfortunately, the pandemic has resulted in a backlog of parcels worldwide. Our local Postal Service continues to operate at increased capacity and assures us that packages will arrive at their destination, albeit with a noticeably longer timeframe.

We now offer an alternate express delivery service via DHL for those of you who want your packages more expediently. This option is currently delivering packages within a seven-day timeframe from collection.

This item is within our selling stock. In the unlikely event that two buyers purchase this item concurrently, payment will be immediately refunded to the latter purchaser. We apologise in advance should this rare circumstance arise.

We make every effort to post your item within 1-3 days of payment. Should a circumstance arise where we are unable to post within this timeframe (eg we are away at a fair) we will contact you immediately. Please note that our postage charges are based on standard international and domestic air packages - all with tracking. If you want to upgrade to express postage or require insurance, please contact us prior to checkout and we will adjust the rates accordingly.


Yes we do offer flexible layby/layaway options and are open to negotiation as to the time period. Obviously, the more expensive the item the longer the time you will have to finalise payment. Contact us to see how accommodating we can be :)

Obviously, as these are one- off pieces, the fit may not be quite what you need. To this end, we also offer an alteration service by professional seamstresses. Please shoot us an email outlining what you want and we will quickly respond with a quote and timeframe. Costs are kept to a minimum for this service.

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