Description: This coat came from Ilus Geiger's family, whose surname was Korda. I'm unsure if they were any relation to the director, however, they were in the film business from what I could make out. The coat is quite fabulous, featuring striking material, and styling that I would characterize as Hollywood glamour. The fabric is made of a metallic gold lame base that is woven with diagonal wool stripes in a gray color with color accents in violet, orange and white. The coat has a wide rounded collar with wide squared notched lapel. The coat closes with a single gold toned metal closure at the waist level. It is cut with a slight flare and is above the ankle length. It is fully lined in a violet colored rayon acetate lining.
Label: Ilus Geiger Beverly Hills California. Ilus Geiger is best known as the costume designer for the 1957 film "Cha Cha Cha Boom!", featuring Perez Prado, Helen Grayco and Sylvia Lewis.
Color: Gold, gray, violet, orange and white
Material: Lame woven with wool
Sizing: No size is indicated, but please rely on the following measurements for fit taking the thickness of the fur into account:
Shoulders: 15" across, shoulder seam to shoulder seam
Sleeves: 23" long from the shoulder seam to the end of the sleeve
Sleeve Inseam: 17 1/2"
Bust: 36" around
Waist: 34" around
Hips: 38" around
Hemline: 55" around
It is in very good condition with no wear, tears, odor or stains. This coat was well stored and cared for over the years.
This is a fabulous coat - rather unique, you're unlikely to see another similar example....
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