Woman's fur coat

American
1980s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back (150cm)

Accession Number

2009.4189

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; Fox fur; plastic; metal; silk plain weave; padding

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long white coat of silk satin weave and white fox fur. Large shawl collar of white fox fur along with long sleeves and fox fur cuffs. Throughout the coat are graduating sewn on bands of fox fur that also run down the center front of the coat. Full coat is of white satin that has interspersed rhinestones and beads in white, silver and clear shades. Hem is also adorned with white fox fur. There is a center front closure which consists of large white thread covered hooks and loops with one snap. The center front seam curves down to the hem. Around each swen on piece of fox fur is densely placed rhinestones and beading on the white satin. Back is a continuation of the front. INTERIOR LABEL: (Signature unknown)

Provenance

By 2009, in collection of Yolanda Cellucci of Waltham, MA; gift of Cellucci to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Yolanda of Yolanda Enterprises Inc.