Woman's "Pyramid" coat

American
about 1946
Artist Charles James (American (born in England), 1906–1978)


Dimensions

Center back length: 46 in (116.8 cm)

Accession Number

2000.1011

Medium or Technique

Wool broadcloth, silk satin lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Maroon wool broadcloth coat with arc’d empire waist, small pointed collar, back “v” yoke, flared street-length skirt, lined with black silk satin, fitted with inner waistband. No label

Provenance

Purchased by Peggy Spiegel from Charles James, 1947; gift of Peggy Spiegel to MFA, December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Gift of Peggy Spiegel

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.