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Dating this cool soutache jacket, and identifying the fur?

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion - Ask Questions Get Answers' started by maltby, Sep 27, 2021.

  1. maltby

    maltby Registered Guest

    I am soooo not supposed to allow myself to hoard jackets but here we are again (and only September)

    I couldn't resist this one bc have not seen something just like it before but I'm sure you all have

    can anyone help identify the fur type, as well as the era for this cute piece?

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  2. Vintagiality

    Vintagiality VFG Member

    The fur looks like mink. I would say 60s but it’s a bit hard to tell the shape from your photos. Are there any labels or tags?
     
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  3. Vinclothes

    Vinclothes Alumni +

    Why do you think it is soutache? I understand soutache to be a decorative braid. It looks like crochet, but I can't identify the yarn/fiber used. Yes, I agree, the collar looks like mink. It may be a little large for your mannequin. It may well be 1960's. Nice piece.
    Marian
     
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  4. Vintagiality

    Vintagiality VFG Member

    Agree with Marian. I wouldn’t consider this to be soutache
     
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  5. Avantbo

    Avantbo Registered Guest

    Very nice, late 60s, crochet.
     
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  6. Midge

    Midge Super Moderator Staff Member

  7. maltby

    maltby Registered Guest

    thanks everyone!
     
  8. carla rey

    carla rey VFG Member

    @maltby ribbon crochet is another term for this.
     
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