coat (clothing: outerwear)

Sheepskin coat. Long sheepskin coat with side flares, which give width to the skirt, open in front and with sleeves as long as the coat. Edged with a band of black lambskin. Appliqués of geometrical and floral designs in dyed leather, tassels and multicoloured embroidery on the natural white background of the sheepskin. (Homemade sheepskin, lambskin, leather, purchased silk thread). Length 930mm, width of skirt 1650mm.

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