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Women's Suit Coat

Description

Black wool melton; high folded collar of dyed black wool, faced with black silk satin, fastened wiht large fur-covered button; large button fastened at throat; concealed snap closure down front to waist; self belt from right front side, wrappig around back to fasten to fur-covered button on tap in right side seam; long, narrow sleeves with fur cuffs; asymmetrical hem; weights sewn into hem; flapped pocket in skirtat right; black silk top stitching on belt, pocket flap and on flanges at shoulders in back; fully lined in grey-green silk crepe.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1921
Inscriptions
"HIckson / NEW YORK - BOSTON" (Woven label)
"Hickson, Inc. / NEW YORK - BOSTON / Mrs. H. L. Tinkham / DATE 9/19/21 No. 5576" (Name, date and number handwritten in blue ink)
Material
crepe (textile)
fur
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
satin
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Coat
coats (garments)
crepe (textile)
fur
hand sewing
machine sewing (technique)
outerwear
satin
silk (textile)
Women's clothing
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.519A
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Tinkham
GUSN
174152

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