Vintage 1960s Chanel Suit
Gorgeous wool knit suit by renowned designer Coco Chanel. Signature gold tone buttons with lion roaring in bas-relief. Chanel's zodiac sign was Leo. Lined in silk twill. This is an example of the iconic suit Chanel was best known for. An unlabeled example with a small ribbon label with mode details "Serpolet" which translates to wild thyme. The color is exactly that. It is dated 1962. From the estate of a former ballerina for the Paris Opera and Dutchess of Leeds. A friend of Chanels, we also got a custom bottle of perfume with a handwritten label in a Nº5 bottle.Her closet was filled with Schiaparelli, Griffe, Ricci, and more. A home sewer, she took the skirt in along one seam. Some discoloration in the lining. otherwise excellent. Bust 34" Shoulders 15" length of jacket 22" Waist 24" Hips 38" Skirt length 28"