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Evening coat

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lachasse Ltd. (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool lined in satin, and with fox fur

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Cornwallis

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Full length evening coat with a train in purple wool, and lined with satin. Large silver fox cape collar and cuffs.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1940 (made)


Lachasse Ltd. (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Wool lined in satin, and with fox fur

Descriptive line

Full length woollen evening coat lined with satin, and fox fur, designed by Lachasse, London, ca. 1940


Wool (textile); Fur (fox)


Satin weave; Lined


Fashion; Accessories; Formal wear; Evening wear; Women's clothes

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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