1960s Coat Made from Gold Shōwa Era Japanese Obi Fabric

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Magical Karabana flowers abound, woven in gold, silver, orange and green. A very special lady in the 1960s saw the magic of this glorious textile and had this beautiful one of a kind opera coat made. The metallic fibers are made with a wash of gold which maintains the lustrous shine of this textile. Meant originally to be worn sparingly as an obi this full coat in this fabric is true decadent luxury. Beautifully constructed and fully lined with no closure.

Details

  • Designer
    Unknown
  • Place of Origin
    Japan
  • Period
    20th Century
  • Material Notes
    Lame, Silk
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    41 in. L
    104 cm L
  • Marked Size
    4-8 (US)
  • Bust
    19 in. (48 cm)
  • Waist
    19 in. (48 cm)
  • Hip
    19 in. (48 cm)
  • Length
    41 in. (104 cm)
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU1612676522
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