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Women's coat

2006.44.1245 (RS11695)

Description

Navy blue wool women's coat with a shawl collar. The coat is calf length and has full length sleeves. The coat has a single button closure at the waist and an interior tie closure under the right arm. There is a makers label attached to the right interior side seam stating "Helen Cookman New York." The coat has a navy blue silk lining with an interior pocket sewn in along the right side. The back side of the coat is simple with two seams running vertically from the shoulder to the hem.

Details

Maker
Cookman, Helen Cramp, 1894-1973 (Fashion designer)
Date
1940-1950
Inscriptions
"Helen Cookman New York" (Rectangular label)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
New York City (New York state)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Coat
coats (garments)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
20 8/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1245
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189718

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