Schiaparelli haute couture black coat, Autumn/Winter 1936

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An incredibly rare piece of Schiaparelli haute couture, this coat is a fantastic piece of fashion history! Constructed from black Linton wool, the coat is sharply tailored with a double lapel collar embellished with blue and green sequins. A single fastening to the front creates a flattering A-line silhouette, while a contrasting lining in violet silk taffeta adds a flash of colour.

Constructed in black Linton wool and lined in violet taffeta
Featuring a double lapel collar with blue and green sequin trim
Fastening with a single hook to the front Good condition with the original label and fastening
The original lining is extremely fragile and has shattered throughout both sleeves and a section of the lining around the hem has a purple silk patch
Professionally dry cleaned and ozone-treated and inspected by a couture-trained seamstress
All vintage items have been previously worn, gentle signs of wear are an inherent part of the piece

Shoulder 46cm
Bust: 88cm
Waist: 76cm
Hip: 106cm
Length Front: 137cm
Length Back: 145cm
Sleeve: 61cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size M

Details

  • Designer
    Schiaparelli
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Material Notes
    Taffeta, Wool, Sequin, Collar
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Altered (not by designer)
  • Dimensions
    57.09 in. L
    145 cm L
  • Bust
    34.65 in. (88 cm)
  • Waist
    29.92 in. (76 cm)
  • Hip
    41.73 in. (106 cm)
  • Length
    57.09 in. (145 cm)
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU7241480333
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