METALLIC EMBROIDERED SILK COAT, c. 1916. Midnight blue faille with wide collar, pleated sleeve detail, turn back cuff, curved back yoke, full skirt with three self piped bands, domed self buttons, appliqued on collar and waist with metallic gold soutache, tasseled cord tie with gold loops, printed chiffon lining. New York label. Detail
This Edwardian era antique Chinese silk soutache embroidered shawl cloak cape coat dates from 1910. It is made of a dark navy blue silk satin fabric with a cut out design and black sheer silk chiffon fabric backing lining. There is black silk braided trim raised soutache embroidery work done in an abstract pheasant feather bird design.