1940s Rare Fred Block Stud Jacket with Pink
Studded pieces from the 1940s are almost impossible to find and often examples that you do find will just have a touch or detailing of stud work. This spectacular Fred Block jacket is like the holy grail as it is completely covered in hand set silver studs with a denser application of them on the front of the jacket. The cut is perfectly simple and perfectly feminine with a beautifully fitted silhouette. It is cut in a classic forties design with a trim and fitted waist and shoulders that are set square. Over the entire surface of the wool crepe are tiny hand set silver studs, each individually placed in prong settings and then hammered flat by hand. They are evenly spaced over the back and sleeves but when they hit the upper front shoulders of the jacket they are set in a more dense pattern that really catches the light. I love the two strips of pink that run across the front - really spectacular! One of the most striking and unusual 1940s jackets I have ever had. Excellent condition
Fully lined in a black silk crepe and closes with a front button and hook and eye. The exterior is 100% wool. There is the teeniest of tarnishing on some of the studs but it is very minor and because of the dense coverage of studs you would never notice unless looking specifically
Shoulders: 17" (slightly dropped)
Bust: to 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 15" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: 18" flat across from side seam to side seam
Length: 22" from neck to hem
Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML-MED
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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