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Object Name Coat
Date ca. 1900
Description Woman's full-length coat. Made of cream wool with an ivory satin lining. Coat is loosely cut with long loose sleeves and deep turned-back cuffs. Front opening has hook and eye closure at neckline. Trimmed with cream lace, braid, and velvet ribbon at shoulders, down front, and on cuffs; 2 inner pockets are trimmed with pleats and bows. One pocket contains a handkerchief.
(Keywords: Fashion, Early Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Gift of Mrs. Robert Morris
Ownership and History This coat was given to the Staten Island Historical Society in 1953 by Mrs. Robert Morris of West Nyack, New York.
Earliest Date 1895
Latest Date 1905
Subjects Clothing & dress
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Catalog Number C01.1957
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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