Black Fit n Flare Winter Coat 1950s Elgora Wool and Fur New Look Small
Wonderfully warm and feminine, this vintage Fit ‘n’ Flare princess style black Elgora wool & fur coat will surely keep you warm this winter! It dates to the early 1950s, the New Look years. It features a double breasted button closure, a nipped waist, side slit pockets and dolman type sleeves.
This newspaper advertisement from 1953 shows an illustration of a very similar Elgora coat. Notice that the prices given for the coats are $98.95 and $115. These were quite expensive coats for the early 50s!
Label: Anglo Fabrics Elgora Blend of Wool & Fur ® 78% Wool – 22% Fur There is also a second label from Fishman’s – a Fort Wayne, Indiana women’s clothing store that closed some years ago.
Fabric Content: Wool & Fur (see label info above)
Condition: Excellent. This lovely coat has even been dry cleaned for you!
Approximate modern size: XSmall / Small
Bust — 34”
Waist — 24”
Hips — Open
Shoulders — 15”
Sleeve — 24”
Length — 44”
This is a very fitted coat, this is one time you MUST be sure to take your measurements OVER CLOTHING – similar to what you would normally wear under a coat of this style – because, of course, you will need additional room for movement on the interior.
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