COAT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1950

GUSN

GUSN-12958

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coats (garments)
outerwear
fur
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
winter
Women's clothing
Wool
Fur
Silk
Satin
Hand Stitched
Walking Wear
COAT

Inscription

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.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5352

Places

Massachusetts (United States)