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Description

Black wool w/ wide brown fur collar w/ darker brown rings; mid-calf length; darts in front; 2 large black wooden buttons. Inner black wool loop & silk tie fastening; fully lined in black silk satin; shoulder pads.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1950
Inscriptions
1. Woven label inside collar: ""Filene's/Boston"" white lettering on black silk; label is hand stitched to coat. 2. Circular label on front: ""National Recovery(?) Board"" forming circle around ""Coat/ and/ Suit/ Industry"" & ""055516"". On reverse: ""Consumer's/ Protection Label/ ASF (w/ frame)/ Manufactured Under/ Fair Labor Standards"". blue ink on white cotton.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
fur
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
COAT
coats (garments)
Fur
fur
Hand Stitched
machine-made
outerwear
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Walking Wear
winter
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.5352
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12958

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