1940s black velvet embellished opera coat


1940s black velvet hand sewn opera coat / evening duster with gorgeous gold metallic embroidered collar. fully lined, with fabric belt + tassels.


DESIGNER : hand sewn

MATERIAL : velvet, synthetic lining, beads and sequins

DECADE : 1940s



MODERN SIZE : x-small to small

MEASUREMENTS taken on flat garment

shoulders : 16.5"

bust : 19.5"

waist : 17.5"

hips : 23"

length : 54.5"

sleeve : 24"

CONDITION : excellent 

(see vintage condition chart below)


    all measurements taken on garment laid on flat surface 

    shoulder: shoulder seam to shoulder seam
    bust: armpit to armpit 
    sleeves: shoulder seam to end of cuff
    waist: measured at waist of garment, un-stretched  OR 6"-8" under armpit
    hips: measure approx. 8"-9" below waist
    length: top back seam of garment to hem
    sweep: (for gowns, coats) bottom hem seam to bottom hem seam
     -- please keep in mind there might be a discrepancy of 1-2 inches -


    mint: pristine with no signs of wear - possibly deadstock
    excellent: normal signs of wear and age, nothing easily visible.
    great: minors flaws that have been repaired - very wearable 
    good: obvious flaws and/or  mends but wearable
    fair: numerous noted flaws and mends, some significant - still wearable

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