Friday, December 4, 2015

Teen's Era Suit Jacket

From the seller:

Rare definitive Edwardian walking suit with hobble skirt. Labelled "Robes and Manteaux, Mme Truffroy, Rue de Sevres, Pres de Bon Marche Paris" Nubbled navy blue wool blend fabric with innovative cuts in the jacket slight side closure with beautiful filigree and enamel buttons, lined in smart stripe silk. Back closure on skirt with vertical gather's into vertical central panel, small tucks in front, tappering at hem. In excellent antique uncleaned as found condition missing one hook and eye and some loose lace at neckline. Chest measures 38" waist on jacket 28", sleeves 18", shoulder to shoulder 17", slight cut away on jacket measures approx. 23" in front. Skirt waist 23" length 40".

From Me:

1913 Fashion Plates

I am in love with those buttons!


  1. I love the cut of want to re-create it!

    1. Isn't it lovely? If you do recreate it, please post a link to your blog so we can all see it!