Coat

English
about 1955
Designed by Victor Stiebel (English, born in South Africa, 1907–1976), Designed for Jacqmar (English (founded 1932))


Dimensions

Center back: 105.4 cm (41 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.245

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave, silk plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mid-length purple coat with long sleeves and broad collar. Large purple plastic buttons down front and as closures on each breast-pocket. Lined with purple silk.

Interior label: “VICTOR STIEBEL AT JACQMAR 18 GROSVENOR ST. LONDON, W.I.”

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf