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Woman's coat

Woman's evening coat made of gold and blue jacquard-woven rayon with Asian-inspired stylized chrysanthemums pattern; ruched blue velvet inserts in sleeves and ruched blue velvet rolled collar ending in bow. Two button front closure on left side.


By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, about 1925

Place of Origin

United Kingdom

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Jacquard-woven rayon; silk velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts