Incredible Original 1940s 40s Vintage Black Crepe Jacket With Soutache Embroidery And Sequins
This stunning jacket was made from a black crepe in the 1940s. It has been heavily embellished with soutache embroidery and sequins to create a complex pattern of flowers on a wave background. The jacket has padded shoulders, an elegant collarless V-neckline and an open riding style front with wonderful draping to add texture and shape. A single line of sixteen functional fabric covered buttons runs down the centre of the jacket. Inside, the jacket is unlined and without labels.
Bust: 36” possibly a little more with stretch
Shoulders: 15” seam to seam
Length: 22 1/2”
The jacket is in very good condition with some slight iron sheen, wear to the bottommost button and embroidery and a couple of seam repairs as pictured.