Woman's blue velvet coat

Woman's blue velvet coat, three-quarter length. Label says "Forbes and Wallace, Inc. Springfield, Mass". This store was considered the "leading retail establishment in Springfield" and was in business from 1874 to 1976. Ruching on sleeves and center of back collar. Lapel closure, no fastenings. Lined in gray satin. Machine stitched. Note sleeve detail!

Year (or year range): 
1920-1940
Approximate era: 
1926-1950