1930s Unlabeled Rich Burgundy & Gold Silk Brocade Asian Jacket

The Western world in the twenties and thirties had a great fascination with all things oriental and places in the Far East began to export pieces made specifically for the tourist market. These pieces combined classic design elements of the Asian culture with a slight western twist to the cut and colors. The embroidered and brocade jackets where among the most prized and this one is a stunning example. It is made of a deep burgundy woven silk that is woven through with a gold metallic thread to create the design that covers the entire outer surface. The inside is a solid burgundy silk and it is entirely hand finished. A lovely example of the textiles being produced during this time period. Overall excellent condition with some patina notes to review below.

Fully lined in a burgundy silk. It has one hook and eye at the neck and no other closures below that. Pockets on each hip. Hand finished. Note that the piping along all the edges show some wear and patina which only serves to add to its antique feel

Sleeves: 19"
Shoulders: 14.5"
Bust: 17.5" flat across
Waist: 16" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 19.5" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 24" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: XS-SML

Item# S819

This garment has been professionally cleaned, pressed and is odor free. Thoroughly checked over before shipping, it will be ready to wear upon arrival.

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