Deborah and Clare Vintage Embroidered Jerkin in Black Velvet, UK10-12
A cute early 1970s vintage jerkin or sleeveless jacket by Deborah and Clare, in soft black velvet embroidered with delicate flower motif.
V neck, slim fitting to waist and flaring out over the hips. Little cap sleeves and hook & eye fastenings. Fully lined.
From the heyday of 1960s Chelsea Boutique culture, Deborah and Clare were specialist men's shirtmakers based in Beauchamp Place, London SW3, from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s, whose work is now extremely rare and appears in the V&A collections.