1950s Ladies Super Fine Mohair Wool and Silk Two Piece suit by Cojana couture for Barnet-Hutton Fashions London.
It’s the most Stunning quality and has superb tailoring, made from an unbeatable beautiful super light English mohair wool and silk in an iridescent bronze. It’s extremely chic and is in the most pristine unworn condition
The jacket is slightly fitted with gentle darting to the waist, the shoulders are padded, the pockets are very neat, placed just above the hips, with a slip entry to the side
The skirt is gently tailored in a pencil style with a hidden metal zip and the most perfect double box pleats to the back.
The whole of the suit is lined in a bronze silk satin.
Dry cleaned and ready to wear.
Date of initial purchase; November 1959
These style of suits are classic, looking knockout when worn with either high heals or brogues and opaque tights
The measurements have been taken seam to seam when the garment was laid flat. Please compare against a similar garment for correct fit.
Underarm to underarm; 44”
Sleeve Length; 23"
Nape to Hem; 24”
Across the shoulders; 17”
Skirt Length; 30”
This wonderful unworn suit was part of a private fashion collection, covering over 150 years, and was stored almost immediately following its purchase, I’m told is was an unwanted gift!
The collection was handed down through the ladies of the family and each added their own styles, to give a fab insight into the history of fashion. The suit has been shown in natural light for clarity and is completely untouched digitally.
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