Rare Antique Womens Hand Worked Crewel Embroidered Insects Coat Small Colorful 38" Bust

$ 295.00

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This beautiful hand worked antique coat is of crewel embroidery work in bright reds, cornflower blue and greens. The border is in pale aqua. I love the moths or insects that are embroidered on the borders.

I don't know the origin of this but it was found with other items from the Victorian to 1920s period. this coat is completely hand made on what looks like a Linsey-woolsey fabric, and is lined in linen. It is simply amazing. It has no closures.

Marked Size: none

Bust: 38”

Shoulder: 16”

Sleeve from shoulder: 21.5”

Sleeve from underarm: 17.5”

Length (shoulder to hem): 28.5”


CONDITION: Excellent