(a) The coat dress in black silk 'rep', is constructed form 8 fitted panels. The front has a plunging neckline, fastening down the front with a series of 5 black glass cut buttons and loops. The skirt panel is very full, flaring from the waist. The fitted sleeves are padded at the shoulders. The coat dress is fully lined with black silk.
(b) The matching skirt is cut with straight panels and has a back slit. Fully lined in black, the skirt fastens at the centre back.