Woman's caplet

English
1940s
Designed for CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1394

Medium or Technique

Muskrat fur; rayon (?) satin weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light brown fur caplet lined in dark red/brown satin with covered elastic band running across inside. Two interior labels: “CC41/138 43.” and ‘Jays’ ?/Regent Street/London W.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf