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

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5352

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