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Lilli Ann 1940s Black Coat
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Lilli Ann 1940s Black Coat

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Detail: Spectacular, and very striking late 1940s vintage Lilli Ann coat in the 'New-Look' style. Stunning detailing throughout with lots of hand stitching. Single velvet panel and voluminous hem-line create the perfect nipped in waist-line. The fabric is obviously of the highest quality; combining jet black wool, and an all over micro silver fleck. Two pockets to hips. Nine buttons to front. Fully lined in black satin.

Period: Late 1940s

Colour: Black

Sizing: Shoulder seam to seam 16. Bust 34. Waist upto 29. Sleeve, from shoulder seam to cuff 22. Length 42 (inches). Size Conversion Chart

Fabric: Wool, Mohair, Velvet, and Satin

Condition: Excellent. Vintage Condition Guide

Care: Dry Clean

Origin: USA

Delivery Costs: UK FREE, Europe FREE, International £44.00 

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The Lilli Ann label was started in San Francisco in 1933 by Adolph Schuman, naming his company for his wife, Lillian. The company became known for their beautiful, elaborately designed suits and coats. After WWII, Schuman went to France and it was during this time that the labels had “Paris” added to them. While in France, Schuman was buying fabrics, and many of the labels in Lilli Ann designs also contain the name of the French factory that made the fabric.

Many of these fabrics were bought from small textile companies, that were in such financial straits after the war that they were in danger of closing. Schuman bought from these small companies, and was thus credited with saving many of them from financial ruin. For his efforts Schuman was awarded medals from both France and Italy, and the Lilli Ann customer got a suit made of high quality, hand-loomed fabric.

In the 1960s, there was a popular Lilli Ann Knits line, and a mod-inspired London line. The 70s brought a career look for Lilli Ann. Adolph Schuman died in 1985, but the company continued under the direction of his heirs. The company was sold in the 1990s, and was closed by 2000.


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