Crocheted, multi-color striped "Mummy Coat." Open in front, with machine-knit tubes to gather the neckline, the sleeves and along the body, tieing the wearer in like a mummy.
By 2011 with Decades, Inc., Los Angeles; 2011, purchased from Decades by the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)
Museum purchase with funds donated by Daphne Farago
Reproduced with permission.
- Designed by Janet Lipkin, born in 1948
Center back: 130.8 cm (51 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Crocheted based on a traditional Afghan stitch. Machine knit tubes/drawstrings. (I-cords)