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Sheared Mink Trim A-Line Suit with Stand-Away Collar, 1960s
Brimming with luxurious details like powder-soft sheared mink, a Balenciaga-style stand-away collar and a matching cap sleeve top, this Camelot-era stunner is nothing short of a time bomb. Hand-finished and lined in supple silk crèpe, it would be just as beautiful turned inside-out. You simply cannot take your eyes off it. Three-piece caramel and black exploded tweed suit including jacket, skirt and cap sleeve shell. Jacket features cropped, boxy construction and wide stand-away collar trimmed around full circumference with 3 ½” of black sheared mink; frog button front closure with couture snap and fur hook at neck. Fully lined in black lacquered satin. Matching A-line skirt with plain 1” waistband, side pockets and sheared mink trim at hemline; interior hanging loops and side zipper closure with 3 hooks and eyes at waist. Black double knit wool shell features cap sleeves, full princess seams front and back, and coordinating matching 1 ½” tweed band at neckline; full rear metal zipper with 2 hooks and eyes at rear neck. Skirt and shell fully lined in black silk crèpe. fabric: wool tweed, sheared mink, silk noteworthy: dry clean shell, professionally fur clean skirt and jacket alterations: replaced skirt zipper, wool shell professionally rewoven condition: excellent with above invisible repairs measurements: •jacket• neckline circumference: 18” shoulders: 16” bust: 41” sleeve: 23 ½” from shoulder (including ½” shoulder pad), 16 ½” from underarm sleeve circumference: 12” at upper arm, 10” at wrist waist: 38” length: 19 ½” from shoulder, 12” from underarm sweep: 40” •skirt• waist: 26” hips: 38” length: 27 ½” (including 1” plain waistband) sweep: 40” •shell• neckline circumference: 15 ½” shoulders: 17” from outer edge to edge bust: 36” waist: 31 length: 17” from shoulder edge, 10 ½” from underarm sweep: 33” label: no label present size: no size tag present; comparable to modern size small *Please note a portion of all proceeds from fur sales is donated to animal charities.
- In the Style OfMid-Century
- Place of OriginUnknown
- Material NotesWoolSeamSnapCollarDartPocketWaistbandFrogZipTexturedOverallBandTweedMinkJerseyKnitSilk
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- Marked Sizenone; comparable to size S (US)
- Seller LocationPhoenix, AZ
- Seller Reference Number0331.12.005
- Reference NumberLU86433532121
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