After Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian (active in France), 1890–1973)
Center back: 146.1 cm (57 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Woman’s black, full-length coat. Embellished velvet lapels in deep red. Lapels embellished with turquoise beads and gold, leather flowers. Closure at natural waist. Covered button and loop closure at center front. No interior label.
About 1936, purchased by Lucile Darst Casey Swift (b. 1881 - d. 1969), Boston, MA; about 1936, gift of Swift to her daughter, Eleanor Swift Reeve (b. 1916 - d. 2003), Manchester, MA; about 1960, gift of Reeve to her daughter, Cassandra Reeve Stone, Newport, RI; 2012, gift of Stone to the MFA. (Accession date: January 30, 2013)
Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Stone in memory of her grandmother, Mrs. George H. Swift