Vintage 1950s Red Charmosa Wool New Look Swing Coat
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Vintage early 1950s New Look swing coat in blood red 'Charmosa' woolen fabric. Lovely wide shawl collar, side pockets, a-line shape. Open front with no buttons or clasps, side kick-pleats and back vent. Fully lined in red rayon satin. In excellent condition, though does show some bites to the wool surface, one on the lapel but most of these are near the hemline, shown in last photo.
Made by Worumbo. Measurements are approximate, taken flat and doubled where necessary.
Please note that your measurements must be at least 2 inches smaller than these in order to accomdate layers of clothing and ease of movement.
Bust - 46 inches (116.84 cm)
Length from shoulder to hem - 39 inches (99.06 cm)
Sleeve length - 23 inches (58.42 cm)
Shoulders across back, seam to seam - 15 inches (38.1 cm)
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