Opera coat, c.1922 "The coat is fashioned from cobalt blue devoré velvet, cut to a ground of bronzed gold metallic lamé. The upper back and sleeve borders are of solid silk velvet elaborately embroidered with a Persian pattern of bronze metallic cord and small, coral colored beads. The bodice front sections of the coat are self lined with devoré velvet; the rest of the coat is lined with rose colored silk velvet."
Opera coat, Paquin, Summer 1912. Old rose silk velvet with appliqués of silk ribbon floral sprays. White and crystalline beadwork and embroidery. Dropped waist has looped velvet detail and heavy tassles. Christie's