1960s Ginatai Mexican Leopard Print Pony Coat w Flap Pockets
This is one of two leopard printed pony hair jackets that I have in the shop this week that originate from Mexican during the 1960s or 70s. These would have been made by hand by local artisans for the tourist market and represent an important part of the artisanal history during this time period. This one has a single row of matching buttons that run down the front and a very wide collar that is rounded off at its edges. The sleeves are long and the waist is seamed so that is nips in a bit. The skirt of the coat flares out from under that. The coat has a ton of swag to it and is amazing in person. I love the little flap pockets on the hips. The coat is not 100% perfect but its in great condition and still very wearable.
Lined in a silky deep red rayon and closes with the buttons at the front. The very bottom button is missing. There is a small repair on the back of the coat that I have photoed. The inner fabric around the label is also a bit grubby. The coat is in as found condition and does have a slight vintage odor. The pelts are still supple and glossy.
Bust: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 16,5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 20" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 35" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.
I have a small collection of historically important, key designer labelled vintage furs and fur trimmed pieces stored away in my archives that I will be slowly posting on the site over the next couple of years until I have none left. I will no longer be buying furs for the shop moving forward and have not purchased anything for several years now. I feel like times have changed and while there still is a place for vintage furs for some, including collectors and historians, many modern girls are choosing other options. Many of the pieces in my collection are representative of the designer during a set time period in history that was different then our modern outlook. I have decided that the best course to handle this controversial issue is to let the pieces I have go rather then sit in a cold storage unit. Fur coats are final sale.
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