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Jean Desses American Collection Silk Faille CoatJean Desses American Collection Silk Faille CoatJean Desses American Collection Silk Faille CoatJean Desses American Collection Silk Faille CoatJean Desses American Collection Silk Faille CoatJean Desses American Collection Silk Faille CoatJean Desses American Collection Silk Faille Coat

Paris Couture Designer Jean Desses founded his exclusive American Collection in 1948. These pieces were manufactured in the United States by I. M. Bagedonow
and an example is in the permanent collection of The costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum. The licensing agreement helped to revive French Couture Houses after the devastation of World War II. It also cut down o the piracy of Haute Couture designs. This coat dates from the 1950's and it is made from silk faille in a café au lait color with matching buttons. The coat has an intricately seemed fitted bodice has and a beautifully draped skirt with seven gores. There are two pockets in the skirt and the sleeves have small cuffs. The coat is fully lined in black silk taffeta and it is in excellent condition.
Measurements;
Bust 40"
Waist 30"
Hips Full
length 43"

Item ID:KK1028

PERIOD
1950's
COLOR
beige/neutral
SIZE
See measurements

Katy Kane

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    Jean Desses American Collection Silk Faille Coat

    $1,500 USD