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Women's evening coat

2006.44.1237 (RS11635)

Description

Chocolate brown velvet women's evening coat with a fur collar, cuffs, and hem. The coat has a puce green silk lining and a maker's label attached inside the neck " Solov-Hinds Co Boston." The fur collar is 20cm wide and fits closely around the neck. The coat has two large ruffled buttons with loop closures. One is at the neck, the other is at the breastbone. There is decorative seaming in a v shape from each shoulder to the bottom button. The fur cuffs are 16cm wide. The coat has a tightly fitted bodice but the bottom flares out. The bottom fur hem is 28cm wide. The back of the coat has a center seam running from the neck to hem. The fur is molting-needs cold storage.

Details

Maker
Solov-Hinds Company (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"Solov-Hinds co Boston"
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
fur
silk (fiber)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Coat, Evening
evening coats
fur
silk (fiber)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
19 11/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1237
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189675

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