Antique Arts and Crafts Cream Embroidered Wool Maxi Coat
Original antique / vintage embroidered wool maxi coat.
A stunning embroidered maxi coat possibly from the arts and crafts period in a beautiful botanical design. The coat features a neat peter pan collar, fit and flare princess line cut and pleated puff shoulders to the full length sleeves. Small matching shoulder pads structure the shoulder pads. The embroidered crewel work of floral motifs are possibly Kashmiri and carefully placed across the back, elbows, cuffs, hips and hem. There are small dark red buttons all the way down and the coat is unlined with cotton bound seams. The stitching is cotton.
Fabric: pure wool, medium weight with wool embroidery appliques and cotton seams
Colour: cream with reds and greens
Fastening: plastic casein / Bakelite buttons with couture button holes
Label: unsigned, no label found. This is a beautifully made coat to a very high standard of finishing. All natural fibres and tailor made
Age: The design, construction and materials point to the Arts and Crafts period of around 1900 but it could be later 1930s / 40s or even 1960s.
Condition: good wearable condition, a few small repairs to old moth holes and faint foxing marking to one sleeve and back as pictured. Dry Cleaned, Moth Treated, Steamed and Ready to Wear. As with most vintage items, this coat has been previously worn and is over 70 years old.
Size: Small / Medium - Please check measurements before ordering. Shoulder seam to seam: 15.5" Bust: up to 36" Waist: 30" Length from shoulder: 56" Sleeve Length: 23"
This item has been selected for it's design and quality in keeping with the Alexandra King aesthetic. Please note this is a vintage piece and has been pre-worn. Your piece will be carefully packed, boxed and shipped free of charge to your chosen address.