For sale here is a very unusual and quite rare short coat from the turn of the century in a very high quality navy wool cloth with silk velvet inset shawl collar. The lining is a checked wool and looks to be original, the coat has four elegant covered buttons. The coat looks to be made from using a longer coat with a regular tab collar that has then been adapted, soon after manufacture to a shawl with a more waisted and shorter shape.
Sleeve - 22.5
Shoulder - 18
Length - 30
Armpit to armpit - 22
Fit - A 38 short
Excellent for the age, there are some moth nibbling to the surface but no holes. Amazing for the age .
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