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Gold lame' 1920s jacket - Gold and bronze silk lame' evening jacket 1920s

From the Collection of Circa Vintage Archive

Description
Evening jacket of rich lame' in burnished autumn tones of gold, bronze and olive.
Ruched square collar, long sleeves with turned back ruched cuffs. No openings, is worn open.
Fully lined in chinoise style rayon jacquard in a cafe au lait colour - lining dates to the 1940s and probably replaced a delicate silk original lining.
Size
Dress size 12 - Bust: 38 inches - 97 cm Above Hips: 40 inches - 102 cm Total length: 26 inches - 66 cm Sleeve length: 22 inches - 56 cm
Object Registration
LJ1309-02
Historical information
Sourced from the private collection of fashion designer Lisa Ho, purchased at Moss Green auctions.
When Made
1920s
Significance
A good example of the silk and metallic lame' fabrics available in the 1920s.
Inscriptions & Markings
None
Last updated
21 Aug 2017 at 11:15AM