Women's evening coat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189675

Description

Chocolate brown velvet women's evening coat with a fur collar, cuffs, and hem. The coat has a puce green silk lining and a maker's label attached inside the neck " Solov-Hinds Co Boston." The fur collar is 20cm wide and fits closely around the neck. The coat has two large ruffled buttons with loop closures. One is at the neck, the other is at the breastbone. There is decorative seaming in a v shape from each shoulder to the bottom button. The fur cuffs are 16cm wide. The coat has a tightly fitted bodice but the bottom flares out. The bottom fur hem is 28cm wide. The back of the coat has a center seam running from the neck to hem. The fur is molting-needs cold storage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

evening coats
velvet (fabric weave)
fur
silk (fiber)
Coat, Evening

Inscription

"Solov-Hinds co Boston"

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P817

Maker

Solov-Hinds Company (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

19 11/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1237

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)