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♦ SOLD ♦ 1950s Red Wool Swing Coat with Candy Buttons | small/medium

$120.00 USD
D E T A I L S
• early 1950s coat
• a-line shape
• fuzzy mohair-like "milium insulated fabric" in vibrant red
• shawl collar
• concealed shoulder pads
• cuffed wide sleeves
• gorgeous + unique seamwork leading into both pockets
• adorable large candy-like button closures
• lined in red rayon satin jacquard; woven wool lining between red lining + outer fabric
• label: Betty Rose Coats and Suits

A NOTE ON THE FABRIC: Milium is a fabric developed in 1950. The underside of the fabric is coated with aluminum, which traps the wearer's body heat for a warmer garment. The coat in no way looks metallic and is as flexible as any other woven coat material.

M E A S U R E M E N T S
fits like a: small | medium
shoulders: undefined | 16" from end to end of shoulder pads
bust: 44"
waist: 50"
hips: 58"
length: 40.5"
sleeve length (along inseam): 14"
sleeve width (at underarm): 17.5"

C O N D I T I O N
Good vintage condition. Freshly cleaned and ready to wear! There are subtle, darker wide streaks down the back, which did not clean out with a soak; it is slightly visible in the last photo.