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Coat

Accession

1-910-21-09734

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1910

Style Period

Description

Coat is floor length, has a black "shawl-style" collar and black cuffs,has two large pyramid-shaped black buttons at the neckline. Coat has full length tuck pleats down the back. This style of coat is referred to as a "car coat". When the first vehicles were invented, they did not protect the passengers against dust well. This style of coat was worn with a hat and gloves to protect the wearer from dust from the road.

Condition

Good

Colour

Material

Measurements

size 16-18