Woman's fur stole. Made of gray mink, lined with gray satin brocade. Stole has rolled collar, curved back, long front panels, and two exterior pockets over arms. Lining has two inner loops, one with embroidered initials "WRM," and one inner pocket on wearer's left. Cloth label inside neckline: "N [under a crown] / Nadler / fur salon / STATEN ISLAND NEW YORK." Nadler Fur Shop (called Nadler Fur Salon beginning in 1960) was located on Staten Island from 1932 through 1994.
(Keywords: Fashion, Cape, Twentieth Century, New York)
|Acquisition||Gift of Kathleen Catanese|
|Ownership and History||This fur stole belonged to Mrs. Wilma Riordan Mahony (1907-1983) of Nevada Avenue, Lighthouse Hill, Staten Island.|
|Subjects||Clothing & dress|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Clothing -- Outerwear|
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