Women's Suit Coat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1921

GUSN

GUSN-174152

Description

Black wool melton; high folded collar of dyed black wool, faced with black silk satin, fastened wiht large fur-covered button; large button fastened at throat; concealed snap closure down front to waist; self belt from right front side, wrappig around back to fasten to fur-covered button on tap in right side seam; long, narrow sleeves with fur cuffs; asymmetrical hem; weights sewn into hem; flapped pocket in skirtat right; black silk top stitching on belt, pocket flap and on flanges at shoulders in back; fully lined in grey-green silk crepe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coats (garments)
outerwear
wool (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
silk (textile)
satin
hand sewing
fur
crepe (textile)
Women's clothing
Coat

Inscription

"HIckson / NEW YORK - BOSTON" (Woven label)
"Hickson, Inc. / NEW YORK - BOSTON / Mrs. H. L. Tinkham / DATE 9/19/21 No. 5576" (Name, date and number handwritten in blue ink)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tinkham

Accession Number

1993.519A