Gorgeous 1950s Bonwit Teller deep wine red velvet opera/evening coat with a large standup chinchilla rabbit fur collar that trims the coat to the hem. Velvet is a rayon and coat is fully lined with a dark wine red silk-y charmeuse and an underlining of grey flannel. Wide sleeves with piping around the shoulders. No pockets.
label: Bonwit Teller Fifth Avenue New York
condition: worn little and well cared for. Appears clean with no smell. Fur is soft and pliable, no repairs found. No noticeable crushing to the velvet, only a couple tiny spots. One tiny spot where there is pile loss on the lower left front of coat, but not noticeable and will most likely be hidden behind fur trim along the front when wearing. No noticeable issues with lining, fabric is dark, only found a couple tiny water spots that are not noticeable.
shoulder seam to seam: no seam, but @18/19”
sleeve length: @24”
arm opening (circumference around): @22”
cuff opening (circumference around): 18”