1960s McMullen for Hudsons The Woodward Shop Pink Knit Beaded Cropped Jacket - Size 12


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* Extraordinary White Mounded Beading
* Hand beaded in the Crown Colony of Hong Kong
* Striking heavily mounded beading in an unusual technique I'm trying to identify
* From the venerable Hudson's Dept Store in Detroit

From the Woodward Shops of Hudson's Department Store on Woodward St. in Detroit. Hudson's closed it doors in 1983 but at one time was the tallest department store in the world! McMullens actually produced the garment likely with Irish wool. The hand-beading was executed in the Crown Colony of Hong Kong. the knit jacket has really travelled the word!

Pale Pink slightly cropped vintage knit and white beaded jacket. Font darts. Bracelet sleeves. Hand-bordered with rows of white beads and off white pearl beads in a unique cross hatch/heavily mounded technique. Fully lined in what is pink crepe. One inch slits on the side seams at bottom for a flattering and generous fit. One hook and eye closure at top neck.

Size: US 12 (see dimensions below)
**Please check the dimensions provided below before purchasing. Vintage clothing sizes often fit much smaller than modern sizes**
Dimensions (clothing is measured flat and un-stretched):
* Bust: 19"
* Waist: 19"
* Hips: N/A Cropped
* Length: 20"
* Sleeves: 16"
*Outer: Unmarked. Likely Irish Wool.
*Lining: Unmarked. Likely Silk Crepe.
Condition: Beading is in pretty great shape with a few missing beads. A few moth nips. One is at the back of the armhole (see photo). A few small stains (see photos) that aren't noticeable overall. Priced accordingly.
Era: 1960s
Color: Pink/Mauve with White Beads/Sequins/Faux Pearls
Origin: Decorated in Crown Colony Hong Kong

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