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Woman's coat

American
about 1950


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

CB: 110.5 cm (43.5 in.)

Accession Number

2002.86

Medium or Technique

Wool tweed, silk crepe lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s swing coat of oatmeal (beige flecked with white) wool tweed (2/2 twill) with gray stripes in ombré effect. Cut on bias, with kimono 3/4 sleeves, deep fall collar, diamond-shaped patch pockets, button tab covering hook and eye at neck. Lined with beige silk crepe. Label: “Irene, exclusively for the French Shops, Filene’s Boston”

Provenance

Purchased via internet auction from Oklahoma vintage clothing dealer by Susan Ward, about 1999; Gift to the MFA, March 20, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward