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Artisan Glass Beaded Birds of Paradise Floral Sequined Bolero Jacket c 1980s



Exquisite glass beaded artisan birds of paradise floral sequined bolero style jacket c 1980s The incredible glass beaded bolero style jacket is designed with an intricate, elaborate hand beaded scene of a series of birds perched on tree branches. Embellished with clusters of flowers illuminated against a contiguous black sequined background Designed with a pair of black satin stationary ties at the neckline. The stationary ties can be tied into a bow; for a different effect can be untied dangling loose The beautiful artisan scene runs across the front of the jacket; down the sleeves and extends to the backside. The incredible level of hand beading is truly a lost art The jacket is unlabeled has the hallmarks, quality & essence of a couture garment The jacket is lined in black satin acetate with built-in shoulder pads. Secures with a series of tiny black metal hook closures. The beaded embellishments create a boxy structured silhouette No size label indicated. Refer to enclosed measurements: The length from the center top back neckline to the hemline = 16.5 inches The length from the top of the shoulders to the hemline = 16 inches The shoulders measures 16 inches seam to seam The underarm bust section measured on a mannequin side to side = 19 inches The complete bust measures 38 inches. There is some bust size variance The outer sleeve length measures 22 inches The inner sleeve length measures 15 inches The hemline measured flat side to side = 16.5 inches The complete waist measures in the 33 inch size range with some variance


  • Dimensions
    Length: 16.5 in. (41.91 cm)Marked Size: No size refer to measurements (NA)Bust: 19 in. (48.26 cm)Waist: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Shoulder to Hem: 16 in. (40.64 cm)
  • Style
    Opulent high fashion (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    The hand glass beaded & sequined bolero style artisan jacket is designed with a scene of birds & flowers; illuminated against a black sequined background. Paired with black ties at the neckline
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very nice vintage condition. Appears to have been carefully stored and seldom worn.
  • Seller Location
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU73612414332

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    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Santa Barbara, CA
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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