Woman's coat

English
about 1969
Designed by Thea Porter (English (born in Jerusalem), 1927–2000)


Dimensions

Center back (includes fur collar): 147.3 cm (58 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1040

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidered with wool yarn, trimmed with mink; lined with silk satin

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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

Provenance

Until 2008, Cherie Federau, Rockwood, Ontario Canada; 2008, sold by Shrimpton Couture (owner Cherie Federau) to MFA (October 22, 2008).

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund, Textile Curator’s Fund, Alice J. Morse Fund and partial gift of Shrimpton Corporation