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Woman's coat (sample)

1978

Manufactured by Goldworm Knitwear Company, American, 1928–1981 American


Dimensions

Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2010.681

Medium or Technique

Wool, machine knit; metal buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman's wool long sleeve cardigan-style "Chanel-like" knit coat in shades of red and dark blue in striped pattern with four front welt pockets and ten goldtone metal buttons at center front opening. Labelled at center back neck: "Goldworm / Made in Italy 100% Virgin Merino Wool / RN22211-8" Smaller label to the left: "Pure Virgin Wool / Dry Clean Only / 100% Wool / Made in Italy / 1638913"

Made as a prototype--was never produced for sale.

Provenance

1978, made as sample by Goldworm Knitwear Company (not produced); gift to Carla Goldworm; 2010, gift to MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Carla Goldworm