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FUR JACKET

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

This short fur jacket has a rolled collar and three-quarter length dolman sleeves. The fur is a sable from Canada. Eight tails hang from the hem. Each tail is approximately seven inches long. There are four tails on each side at the underarm seam. A fastener is located midway down the front; it consists of two corded balls approximately three-quarter inches in diameter with black metal snaps. The garment also fastens at the bottom edge with a fur covered button and fabric loop. The lining is brown, patterned, silk brocade. The name Marjorie Post is stitched in dark brown thread in the middle of the right front lining.

Category:
costume, post family
Object name:
FUR JACKET
Made from:
Sable -- silk brocade
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1964-1973
Size:
H. 19 in. (shoulder to hem front); H. 19 in. (shoulder to hem back); Dia. 34 in. (hem circumference)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
48.1
Class:
COSTUME
Signature marks:
LABEL: FUR LABEL AUTHORITY / FUR / CONSUMER F L PROTECTION / A / MANUFACTURED UNDER / FAIR LABOR STANDARDS [in sleeve] NAME: Marjorie Post [in script in brown thread on middle of right front lining]
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Charles, 1995