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Vintage 1940s Chore Lab Coat - Paisley Print Cotton Artist's Painter's Smock or Work Jacket OSFM

Regular price $88.00 USD
Regular price $0.00 USD Sale price $88.00 USD
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•Highlights: really cool piece to be worn open or closed over clothes or as a chore or lab type jacket; gathered shoulder yoke and button cuffs; large patch pockets can hold cell phone; cute worn belted (our belt not included); this is one of THREE of these that I found together -- the other two are sold (and the flat lay features one of the SOLD pieces, but shown so you can see silhouette), so this is your last chance to adopt one!

•Colors: ivory, scarlet, olive, yellow, cobalt with large paisley print

•Fabric(s): cotton

•Lined: no

•Closures: early plastic buttons

•Designer/Labels: no 


Fits many. Please allow room for fit and ease and any clothing layered under it.

Bust (underarm area measured flat on exterior, then doubled) about 46" slack/flat with coat totally closed down front

Waist unfitted

Length about 36"

Shoulders about 16" through seams

Sleeves about 23 1/2"


Overall great vintage condition. Cleaned. 70+ years old.

To note: the cotton is gently worn-in/lived-in, as you'd expect a hard-working piece like this to be. The ivory background in the print was most likely brighter when it was brand new.

One rear cuff button is an era replacement -- it's close but not exact.


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