1960s BONNIE CASHIN Deep Freeze leather fur coat medium large | new fall
Uber chic collectible Bonnie Cashin coat! Done in a rich mustard gold leather and super soft raccoon fur. The label says "Angola leather of selected imported hides". Wide kimono sleeves are edges with raccoon as well as the lapel. The swath of fur is super wide and extends onto the placket. Brass tab and buckles secure the coat in front. Large front pockets. Lined in a mustard blanket wool fabric. Will fit a range of sizes.
From the book "Bonnie Cashin Chic is Where you Find It": "The iconic Deep Freeze raccoon lined coats for Sills & Co. introduced in 1955 and revisited and refined until the end of her career with changes in color, silhouettes and hardware always with a chiller killer collar or hood."
Brand: Sills a Bonnie Cashin Design
Size on tag: none
Fits like: medium/large
Condition: Very Good Vintage: a little faint whitish haze on the pockets, this is caused when residual fat from the leather reacts to fluctuations in temperature and humidity. Very minor. (see last picture) Tiny pindot mark on the front.
Bust (underarm seam) : 45"
Total length: 35.5"
m i n t : pristine with no signs of wear- possibly deadstock
e x c e l l e n t : signs of normal wear and age- no obvious flaws
v e r y g o o d : noted minor flaws that may have been already repaired - very wearable
g o o d : many noted minor flaws and/or mends -wearable
f a i r : numerous noted flaws and mends, some significant - still wearable