Vintage 1940s Lightweight Linen Blend Coat- New!
Bust: 36 inches + 91 cm
Waist: 30 inches + 76 cm (button easily moved to make smaller)
Bodice Length from Outside Shoulder: 15 inches + 38 cm
Total Length from Outside Shoulder: 43 inches + 109 cm
Hem Length: 3.5 inches + 9 cm
Seam Allowance: 1 inch + 2.5 cm (per side)
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 black wool blend lightweight coat
* Classic silhouette with cinched waist and full skirt
* Shirtfront neckline fastening with single button at waist
* Full shoulder padding
* Sleeves are 3/4s with turnover cuffs
* Seam running from below armpit to hem
* This seam has two inset flaps with buttons that are mock pockets
* Back with box pleats for fullness
* Unlined with hand sewn hem
* No label
Fabulous and very versatile coat, can be worn with or without a crinoline for totally different looks. Great for in-between seasons too!. Whilst it is lightweight, it does have a lovely fall to it. No notable flaws that I can see- in excellent condition for its age. Cleaned and ready to wear. Please note 1940s beaded brooch available separately. Please drop us a line if your require additional information about this listing.
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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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