1960's Mary Quant - look how well those stripes match, even on the belt (in a way) and the pockets and the seams of the shoulders. Gorgeous. I couldn't wear it, but maybe if I grew a few more inches... oh... heck, I think I could wear it if I won the lottery so I could afford it. I just LOVE the craftsmanship and the colors are to die for.

My mother had a coat very similar to this one and the dress she wore underneath was a lime green! She had lime green shoes with orange flower clips. Donald Brooks - Donald Brooks Multi Color Striped Coat with Matching Belt

Circa 1925 Dress with Coat by Madame Babani, a contemporary of both Mariano Fortuny and Maria Gallenga. Babani was most known for her embroidered Asian influenced themes. Both pieces are great examples of Japonism in this 2-piece work of art. (Paris, France)

"Circa 1925 Dress with Coat by Madame Babani, a contemporary of both Mariano Fortuny and Maria Gallenga. Babani was most known for her embroidered Asian influenced themes. Both pieces are great examples of Japonism in this work of art.

MORAVIAN KROJ or CZECH FOLK COSTUME, 19th-EARLY 20th C. Printed silk and wool skirt trimmed with red and yellow lace, navy apron with floral embroidery, tie dyed stripes and lace trim, brocaded vest in red, green, purple and yellow, embroidered blouse, three embroidered caps-two with beadwork and metallic threads, short sash

~ Embroidery & Crochet Detail On Moravian Kroj (Czech Folk Costume) ~ To Early Century)

saddle-cloth, Tibet

) with patchwork decoration. Ground made of many narrow strips of (unevenly dyed) blue tabby cotton cloth hand stitched together along the selvedges. Two slits parallel to longer sides; couched at-British Museum

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