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Man's coat

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Long brownish-red double breasted fur coat with ten large round leather buttons. Facing and sleeves are lined with black silk satin, reminder of lining is wool flannel; with brown and blue check patterning. Fitted cotton knit cuffs attached to sleeve interiors.

Provenance

Before 2000, in collection of Carl Friedrich Hofer, West Hartford, CT; by inheritance to Jane Kettendorf, Wellesley, MA 02482; gift of Kettendorf to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Kettendorf

American, early 20th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center back: 134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1576

Medium or Technique

Fur (pony?); cotton knit; wool flannel plain weave; leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes