Vintage 1950s VOGUE Pattern 9823 - My heart's desire!! ~ Evening or Opera? coat, also may be made knee length
Lanvin opera coat ca. 1920s From Beverley Birks
Coat, Opera. Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937). Date: ca. 1907. Culture: French. Medium: silk, metal, feathers. Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 1/2 in. (151.1 cm).
Photo from Vogue Paris, March 1998. John Galliano for Christian Dior Spring Summer 1998 Haute Couture
Evening coat, French, ca. 1920s. Silk velvet, gold lamé, metallic golden thread. Bunka Gakuen Costume Museum
Midnight Blue Opera Coat 1920s
Opera coat Designer: Callot Soeurs Date: ca. 1907 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal, feathers Accession Number: 1984.167
1913 opera and evening coats. I've recently re-watched BBC/HBO Parade's End series, Sylvia's character wears a coat similar to these, and is damn elegant.
1910s and WWI Era
Opera Coat c. 1900. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Opera coat Paul Poiret (French, Paris 1879–1944 Paris) Date: 1911 Culture: French Medium: silk. Front
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