JACQUES DOUCET-1912 French Couture Purple Velvet Coat, Bust 34
Amazing and rare couture piece from the Maison Doucet dating to c.1912. The coat is a pane velvet in a gorgeous royal purple and lined in a cobalt blue silk. Spread collar with points in back. Short, set in sleeves are gathered to narrow bands. Decorative knots on the sleeve bands and at the base of the coat, which has a button closures. Hook closure at the waist. The coat is trimmed in purple fringe.
Condition: There are darker purple fade areas on the collar. There are areas of balding on the fringe.