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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.
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.
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman