Valentina purple evening coat, circa 1932

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This opulent velvet evening coat by Valentina is a fabulous cover-up for an evening event. Constructed from plush velvet in a gorgeous shade of deep purple, the puffed shoulders give add a touch of drama to the otherwise linear silhouette. The wrap-over style, which fastens with a single button on the waist, accentuates the waist, while the standing collar creates a flattering v-neckline.

Constructed in dark purple velvet and lined in silk
Featuring a standing collar and a single button fastening on the waist
Excellent condition with some marks on the velvet and the original label and fastening
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

Shoulder: 51cm
Bust: 94cm
Waist: 80cm
Hip: 110cm
Length: 148cm
Sleeve: 55cm
We estimate this piece to be a UK size L

Details

  • Designer
    Valentina
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
    1930-1939
  • Material Notes
    Silk, Velvet, Button, Collar
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU7241584573
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2014

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Located in London, GB

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