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Evening coat

Evening coat

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lamé trimmed with squirrel fur, lined with satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady McCorquedale

  • Museum number:

    T.25-1968

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woman's evening coat of sea-green moiré lamé trimmed with wide bands of brown squirrel around the cuffs, hem, shawl collar and front facings. The coat is straight cut, slightly flaring at the hem, back and front, with gored panels inserted at low waist level at the side to give additional flare. The rounded fur collar runs straight into bands of fur edging the front and running round the hem. The straight sleeves have a wide fur collar. The coat is lined with eau de nil satin.

Place of Origin

France (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lamé trimmed with squirrel fur, lined with satin

Dimensions

weight: 1.74 kg weighted on the hanger inside tyvek bag

Descriptive line

Woman's evening coat of lamé trimmed with squirrel, probably made in France, ca. 1920

Materials

Lamé; Squirrel (fur)

Categories

Fashion; Evening wear; Women's clothes; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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