Man's overcoat

English
about 1945
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1425

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave; plastic; rayon plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown and orange double breasted plaid coat with oversized patch pockets. Brown rayon lining with two labels: “Guards/since 1845/The Man’s Wear” and “CC41/X212A.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf