Jean Patou black cape & skirt, circa 1970

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A dramatic evening ensemble, this Jean Patou two-piece is made up of a full-length cape and maxi skirt in matching black velvet. The cape features a collar and a single hook and eye fastening at the neck, allowing a glimpse of the outfit beneath. The skirt is fitted at the waist and flares out into a fuller silhouette with a matching velvet belt that can be tied on the waistband. Black braiding trims the collar and armholes on the cape and pockets on the hip of the skirt adding a contrasting texture to the ensemble.

Constructed in black velvet
Comprising of a cape, skirt and fabric-matched belt
Single hook and eye fastening to the neck of the cape and zip fastening to the rear of the skirt
Excellent condition with the original label, linings and fastenings
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated
Inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Skirt Waist: 70cm
Hips: 103cm
Length: 105cm
Cape Shoulder: 44.5cm
Length: 140cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size M

Details

  • Period
    1970-1979
  • Material Notes
    Velvet, Hook and eye, Zip
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU7241585183
About the Seller

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