1960s Phenomenal Roger Freres Silk Opera Coat

Phenomenal silk opera coat that was almost certainly a custom piece. It is exquisite in its cut and design with the simplicity and stark lines allowing that beautiful matte silk slipper satin to shine through. The color is a pearlized oyster grey with just a hint of silver to it.The interior is lined in a heavy silk that is a pale golder color and the two work stunningly together. The shoulders and sleeves are cut structured and fitted to the body and then the great length of the coat goes out form there as it sweeps to the floor. The back is cut slightly fuller for maximum effect. It buttons at the front with silk covered buttons and hand set buttonholes and wide ties are set into the neckline. It is stunning and made to couture levels. Excellent condition

Fully lined in a heavy silk and closes with hand covered silk buttons at the front. Proper finished buttonholes and hand finishes. Pockets on each hip. I see a slight watermark near the from hem another small one along the edge of the hem but neither detract.

Sleeves: 23"
Shoulders: 14"
Bust: 23" flat across from side seam to side seam
Waist: 19" flat across from side seam to side seam
Hips: open
Bodice: 57" from neck to hem

Modern Sizing Equivalent: SML

Item# C352

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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