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Help dating silk velvet coat/jacket, possibly Edwardian or earlier?

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Vintage Fashion - Ask Questions Get Answers' started by Birdy, Dec 14, 2019.

  1. Birdy

    Birdy Registered Guest

    AE6ABEDB-EDA1-4D39-824A-F8D406DDD24D.jpeg F83AE985-7F85-427A-A582-8EDD76DB0F63.jpeg 9EBABE95-127F-47AB-AD44-EE177D677175.jpeg 66742387-FAA6-4E2F-8E3B-18DC0A22364C.jpeg 20E87B9A-952E-4EF8-966D-EF31CAE28498.jpeg 54A8C353-E990-4784-96DE-15C4B9A81A9C.jpeg 89DA0541-CD30-4A19-B86B-7130738C3649.jpeg 196866EC-8B86-47E0-8E1C-B436DFDC0ECF.jpeg 2F24486D-D224-48C7-9F0E-431429C26FBB.jpeg 8882C0F3-C723-4868-8C6E-65BC5564FAE2.jpeg AA541533-CB83-4D8E-B1CE-EADCC04BAF9F.jpeg B3DEB79F-138E-4F68-AAB7-CE18145E9483.jpeg 400C337D-F49D-4208-939D-5FBF3317015E.jpeg Hello! I have acquired 5 vintage coats/jackets that I would love some assistance on dating. I’m thinking most of them are from between the early 1900s to 1920s. This one, I believe, is a silk velvet with tape lace. It has hook and eye closures that start at high neck and end around the waist area. Lined in silk and has a pleated silk panel behind the lace on the bottom. Some velvet flower embellishments at neck. It has buttons on the inside of the sleeves, maybe for gloves? The silk lining has a lot of shattering. Any advice on age is greatly appreciated! And I will be posting 4 more threads for the other coats. Thank you!!
     
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  2. All the pieces you are posting are wonderful.
    I look forward to learning more about them along with you.
     
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  3. Birdy

    Birdy Registered Guest

    Thank you!!
     
  4. poppysvintageclothing

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  5. Ranch Queen Vintage

    Ranch Queen Vintage Trade Member

    Oh, my! That is stunning. I literally gasped.
     
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  6. Birdy

    Birdy Registered Guest


    Thank you!
     
  7. Jonathan

    Jonathan Trade Member

    I bet this was probably part of a set originally, with a matching dress underneath. The sleeve shape suggests c. 1903-05ish to me. It would have to be fuller to be later, and body is cut wrong for post 1910 -- too full in the back.
     

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