1940s aqua wool suit cape shoulders medium | vintage belted two piece
Incredible 1940's suit! Done in a fine wool gabardine in soft aqua blue (this color was called persian turquoise in the 40's! Jacket is exquisite with three covered buttons up top, capelet shoulders and rounded yoke seaming. Fitted waist has four darts and a hidden snap. Faux flap pockets. Matching belt with buckle can be worn either with the buckle in front, or the wide part in front. Fully lined in aqua rayon crepe. Slim skirt has side button and metal zip. Unlined.
Size on tag: none
Fits like: medium
Color: aqua blue
Condition: Excellent Vintage: back of belt is cracked, but still wearable!
Bust (underarm seam) : 37"
Total length: 26"
Shoulders: 16.5" (approx)
Sleeve: 25.5" (approx)
Waist: 27" (button can be moved to a 28")
Hips: 39" (measured 10" from waist)
Total length: 32.5"
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