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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1954 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bernard Weatherill (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool and velvet, lined with satin, and cotton and horn

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Jill Spanner.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's single-breasted overcoat in dark brown wool with a black velvet collar. Lined in brown satin. Large self fabric patch pockets at the hips with flaps. The wearer's right hand pocket with smaller internal patch pocket in brown cotton. With four horn buttons.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1954 (made)


Bernard Weatherill (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wool and velvet, lined with satin, and cotton and horn

Marks and inscriptions

'Bernard Weatherhill Ltd, / 55 Conduit Street / W.1 / NO. 102599 DATE 1/5/1954
Tailor's tag inside interior pocket, personal details handwritten


Length: 112 cm shoulder to hem, Width: 45 cm shoulder

Object history note

Donated by Jill Spanner of the Museum of London. Coat was originally made for E. Lucking.

Descriptive line

Man's single-breasted overcoat in wool, made by Bernard Weatherill, London, 1954

Production Note

1st March 1954

Attribution note: Tailoring commission


Wool (textile); Cotton (textile); Horn


Velvet weave; Lined; Satin weave


Day wear; Fashion; Men's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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