Woman's coat

English
1950s
Designed by Digby Morton (English, 1906–1983)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 119.4 cm (47 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1421

Medium or Technique

Wool twill (?) weave, felted; velvet; silk satin weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black clutch coat with velvet collar and two slit pockets. Seaming along back with two pleats at upper back for added fullness. Interior lined in black silk, labeled: “Digby Morton/London.”

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