Designed by Thea Porter (English (born in Jerusalem), 1927–2000)
Center back (includes fur collar): 147.3 cm (58 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool embroidered with wool yarn, trimmed with mink; lined with silk satin
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Woman’s wool coat, densely embroidered with brightly-colored wool yarns in pattern inspired by Central Asian textiles. Trimmed with mink cuffs and collar, lined with silk
Until 2008, Cherie Federau, Rockwood, Ontario Canada; 2008, sold by Shrimpton Couture (owner Cherie Federau) to MFA (October 22, 2008).
Textile Income Purchase Fund, Textile Curator’s Fund, Alice J. Morse Fund and partial gift of Shrimpton Corporation