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1960s Velvet Evening Coat


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Product Description

Hand Made Italian evening coat in finest quality heavy cotton velvet – Subtle zig-zag contrasting cuff and neckline insets with embroidery in wool, black lurex chenille and silk. Raglan Sleeves, shoulder darts and diamond shaped underarm gussets.

Lantern shaped sleeve cuffs arrive at the wrist with a clever inverted double pleat. Statement prong set black crystal button at neck, covering press stud closure – all hand made – lining in heavy black rayon satin with additional quilted satin lining to body. This lining has been added after making, and could be easily removed for those in warmer climes!


LABEL –  None

SIZE – Large

FABRIC/FIBRE/MATERIAL – 100% Cotton velvet, Acetate satin Lining, wool, silk, lurex

Fabric Weight: Heavy

COLOUR – Black

DATE – 1960s

CLOSURE – 1 Press Stud at neck

CONDITION – Excellent – Used with no visible signs of wear



Bust 1240mm 48.5”

Length shoulder to hem – 1010mm 40”

Back length 1040mm 41”

Neck to sleeve cuff 720mm 28”

Arm circumference at biceps 400mm 16”

Sleeve trimming depth at cuff 170mm 7”

Cuff 270mm 10.5”

Collar trimming depth 65mm 2.5”

Hem circumference 1710mm ????? inches

Front overlap 40mm 1.5”

Button 35mm 1”