This hand-painted coat was designed by Richard Cawley when he was an assistant designer at the London fashion house Bellville Sassoon. It wa...
Coat, designed by Bellville Sassoon, London, for their autumn/winter 1970-71 collection. This coat was worn by Sara Donaldson-Hudson for her marriage to Nicholas Haydon on 23 April 1971 at Caxton Hall Registry Office, Westminster, London. Sara wore it with an orange satin shift dress and matching orange satin knee boots made by the Chelsea Cobbler.
This hand-painted coat was designed by Richard Cawley when he was an assistant designer at the London fashion house Bellville Sassoon. It was presented as part of the 1970 Winter Couture collection, which was inspired by Indian art and culture. This coat was named "Rajputana" after a former group of princely states in north-western India and featured in colour in the November 1970 issue of Vogue magazine.
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Vogue UK November 1970 Rajputana, Wedding coat (1970) Richard Cawley (designer) Andrew Whittle (artist) Bellville Sassoon (designed for) Wool crepe, handpainted, lined with silk, fastened with plastic buttons, machine stitched and hand finished
Maudie James is wearing a hand-painted wool crepe coat bordered with flowers from a Persian miniature by Bellville Sassoon. Vogue UK November 1970