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Woman's coat (sample)

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Woman's wool long sleeve cardigan-style "Chanel-like" knit coat in shades of red and dark blue in striped pattern with four front welt pockets and ten goldtone metal buttons at center front opening. Labelled at center back neck: "Goldworm / Made in Italy 100% Virgin Merino Wool / RN22211-8"...

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Provenance

1978, made as sample by Goldworm Knitwear Company (not produced); gift to Carla Goldworm; 2010, gift to MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Carla Goldworm

American, 1978

Place of Manufacture

Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2010.681

Medium or Technique

Wool, machine knit; metal buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes