This is an American antique quilt made circa 1930's to 1950's. This piece is a technical show off, as it contains hand embroidery, French knotting, hand quilting and a special technique called Trapunto. Trapunto uses two layers of fabric and the batting is placed in defined areas after all the stitching is complete. In this case the batting is used in all the petals of the center flower. This adds a texture to the quilt. We have tried to show you photos of this technique in the listing. Although this quilt is hand quilted, it is not quilted by a master. The stitches are not dense and are clearly done by a rookie. If you are a stitch nerd, you may want to note this fact. This jacket is very soft, with a great drape. It does have loft (batting or puffiness). If you have further questions, please direct message us and we are happy to send you a video.
- This jacket features side vents for generous movement and a beautiful drape.
- This jacket has two snaps at the tips of the collar that secure the lapel if desired.
- This jacket has two generous pockets.
- Fold the architectural collar down to create a lapel if desired.
- The Helen Jacket has a generous fit and is not meant to have a tailored look.
- One Size Fits Most-Model is 5’4 and approximately 125lbs
- If you have any questions about this jacket please direct message us on instagram and we will answer your question as quickly as possible. We do not accept returns. If you have any doubt please do not purchase. For sizing questions direct message us via instagram and we will be happy to send videos showing how our jackets fit.
36” back of the neck to the bottom of the hem
36” laying flat, armpit to armpit
Please note that all of our jackets are made from antique quilts and the fabric reflects this. Our fabrics are sometimes older than 100 years old and are perfectly worn. We believe this is what makes them special and is part of their charm. All of our garments are pre-washed in a special restoration quilt wash. We recommend only spot cleaning if necessary.