Vintage 1920s Silk Kutch Embroidered Coat


Medium-weight black silk with amazing Indian Kutch embroidery and mirrored discs.  Duster length.  Open front.  Beautiful printed silk lining.  A truly wonderful piece of history.  This was sold to European tourists visiting Egypt in the 1920s (during the time of the Tut tomb opening).  The coat is Indian in origin, imported to Egypt by the firm D. Chellaram for the tourists looking for "oriental" souvenirs.   

Label:  D. Chellaram; Cairo; Luxur
Fabric:  Silk
Circa:  1920s
Condition:  Overall excellent.  The coat shows light, normal wear.  There are a few mirrors missing, but it isn't noticeable unless you're looking for it.  The coat is very wearable.

BEST FITS:  M / L (shown on a size 2 dress form) 
Shoulders:  16" 
Bust:  44" (but no closure, but essentially free) 
Waist:  free
Hips:  free 
Length:  41"
Sleeve length:  21.5"
Sleeve circumference:  15" at bicep