1920s Bergdorfs Lame Flapper Coat
Bergdorf's salon in the twenties was one of the epi-center of New York fashion and the place that well-heeled women flocked to for the best of Paris fashion. This is a rare and stunning example of the high deco period and would have originated in France. The exterior is one of the best example of lame from that period that I have ever seen. Real gold metallic threading make up the floral relief but it is the subtle shots of blue that are woven through the design that is just extraordinary. It was most likely done by hand and specifically for this coat. The mutton sleeves are exaggerated and full and the cut and combination of lame and velvet is quite beautiful. And attached collar again blends the velvet and lame and is cut so a small attached scarf can be swung jauntily around the neck. I would have loved to have known the woman who purchased this coat. She must have been extraordinary. Its in excellent condition and truly one of the most wonderful things I have had.
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