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Woman's coat

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Woman's swing coat of oatmeal (beige flecked with white) wool tweed (2/2 twill) with gray stripes in ombré effect. Cut on bias, with kimono 3/4 sleeves, deep fall collar, diamond-shaped patch pockets, button tab covering hook and eye at neck. Lined with beige silk crepe. Label: "Irene,...

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Purchased via internet auction from Oklahoma vintage clothing dealer by Susan Ward, about 1999; Gift to the MFA, March 20, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward

American, about 1950

  • Designed by Irene, American, 1907–1962
Object Place

United States


CB: 110.5 cm (43.5 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool tweed, silk crepe lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts