The color at times looks black but in different lighting it actually looks a very deep midnight blue. The label in the collar has the shop name of John M.
Street, New York listed in the U. Under the mantel /capelet is a short dress. With the top portion looks like a bustier - the closure is with hook and eyes closures.All are present and secure. The upper back underneath the capelet - it is attached to the top of the dress top, meaning sewn somehow so the back of the cape does not lift up. The front is made similar to a bustier and closes with hooks and eyes. It is quite small and I could not get it closed on the mannequin. The mannequin measurements are: B ust-35 Waist:25 Hips: 34. The jacket measurements are : Bust: 30 Waist: 28 Shoulders :(best able to measure) 16-17 inches. The beading on the back and upper back Fantastic and very heavily embellished with beading. The lining is in excellent condition- and possibly silk. I have not found any shredding or fabric deterioration. Very fine condition for the age. The jacket measurements are : Bust: 30 Waist: 28 Shoulders (best able to measure) 16-17 in. The upper back has FABULOUS.
The lining is in excellent. I have not found any shredding or. Really excellent condition for the age.Please use the measurements provided and not just the label size listed and compare them to a similar item that fits you. I have examined all items listed for any defects or issues. If there are any issues such as : Stains, Rips, Repairs, holes or any issue that may affect the wearability of the item I will note that in the item listing if there are issues. Most of my items are pre-owned and. Gently worn and in excellent condition; some are new with store tags, or new without tags. I make every effort to identify each items condition and will not send an item with flaws or defects without identifying if there are any to note. I guarantee the authenticity of all my designer items. The item "Victorian jacket mantle 1880s coat Exquisite beading fringe tassels" is in sale since Friday, August 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "griffengarb" and is located in Lemon Grove, California. This item can be shipped to United States.