brown suede-like lining and high collar, trimmed in fur, self buttons,
ribbed silk waistband with basketweave insert and unusual bakelite
two-part buttons with chain, belted sleeve with fur cuff, back skirt
slightly gathered into side seam detail.
Stenciled coat | Maria Monaci Gallenga (Italina, 1880-1944) | Italy, 1920’s | Coat is made from sumptuous apricot silk velvet stenciled with a decadent metallic gold floral paisley. Dramatic funnel neck collar with hand pleating around the back and fabulously draped sleeves