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Women's evening coat

2006.44.1241 (RS11669)

Description

A calf length black velvet women's evening coat with an attached hood. The coat has a single button and loop closure at the neck and full length slightly flared sleeves. The entire coat is lined with cream colored satin. There is a makers label sewn in the right side seam. "NRA We do our part manufactured under coat and suit code authority LQA 000839." The back side of the jacket falls straight from the shoulders.

Details

Maker
United States. National Recovery Administration (Inspector)
Date
1933-1935
Date based on the dates of operation of the National Recovery Administration.
Inscriptions
NRA / WE DO OUR PART /Manufactured under / COAT AND SUIT / CODE AUTHORITY / LQA 000839 (Tag sewn into the right inside seam.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Coat, Evening
evening coats
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
21 5/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1241
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189711

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