Women's evening coat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1933-1935

GUSN

GUSN-189711

Description

A calf length black velvet women's evening coat with an attached hood. The coat has a single button and loop closure at the neck and full length slightly flared sleeves. The entire coat is lined with cream colored satin. There is a makers label sewn in the right side seam. "NRA We do our part manufactured under coat and suit code authority LQA 000839." The back side of the jacket falls straight from the shoulders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

evening coats
velvet (fabric weave)
satin
Coat, Evening

Inscription

NRA / WE DO OUR PART /Manufactured under / COAT AND SUIT / CODE AUTHORITY / LQA 000839 (Tag sewn into the right inside seam.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P821

Maker

United States. National Recovery Administration (Inspector)

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

21 5/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1241

Date

1933-1935 (Date based on the dates of operation of the National Recovery Administration.)