Coat, Marshall & Snelgrove: ca. English, ribbed wool with collar, lapels of silk grosgrain. "The cut of the coat has all the features of the ‘New Look’, the softly rounded shoulder line with ‘Magyar sleeves’ and the very full skirt.
this could be used as inspiration to our use of braiding on our garment. The flowing of the strips of fabric are similar to the way we have burned through the braiding, the way the steps sit against the garment are similar.