1950's Lilli Ann Merlot Red Metallic Silk Pleated Jacket & Skirt Suit


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1950's Lilli Ann Merlot Red Metallic Silk Pleated Jacket & Skirt Suit

$900.00 USD

ID: 0419212

Size: small

Condition: Excellent

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Gorgeous metallic merlot-red silk Lilli Ann suit dating back to their 1954 collection. Lilli Ann 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. This stunning two-piece is fashioned in a luxurious medium weight metallic burgundy red woven silk that seems to have an almost 3-dimensional feel but without being stiff or heavy. The construction is impeccable and has the type of seamed pattern work that one rarely sees today. The jacket has an amazing tightly pleated collar with the same intricate detail flowing the lower waist. I love those lean, long cuffed sleeves. The high-waisted pencil skirt finishes the suit with a perfect femme fatale vibe.

Bust:35-36 inches
Waist:27 inches
Sleeve Length: 23 inches
Total Length: 24 inches
Waist: 26 inches
Hips: 38 inches
Total Length: 28 inches

This Lilli-Ann designer suit is in excellent condition with no rips, stains or holes. Perfectly working side metal-zipper. Lots of wonderful detail; hand finishes and immaculate seaming. This ensemble is over 60 years old and is truly stunning.