A late 1940’s Lilli Ann charcoal wool coat with black velvet panelling throughout. The coat has a cape-like design with a velvet trimmed yoke from which black velvet inserts intersperse radially with the fabric forming the panels at the back. The velvet ribbon trimming the yoke goes round the shoulders and ties at the front, with three buttons securing the coat in place. The coat is fully lined in soft black satin, and is in excellent vintage condition – with only one top button missing (pictured). Two labels present, “Lilli Ann of San Francisco” and “John Shillito Co, Cincinnati, Ohio,” probably indicative of where it was purchased.

All of our garments have been professionally cleaned. Vintage garments have been worn previously so expect some minor signs of wear. We do our best to inspect and describe any flaws on the garment.

£525 £158

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  • Bust: Free" - waist: Free" - length: 44"
  • Shoulder Width: 20
  • Sleeve Length: 24
  • UK:One size
  • US:One size
  • EU:One size
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