Coat

Description:

Evening coat of brocade and fur. The full-length coat is of a pale yellow silk brocade, with a pattern of flowers and scrolls in reds, purples, blues, white, silver, and gold. It has long sleeves and opens along the center front, with no closures. The cuffs and collar are wide bands of dyed purple fox fur. The coat is lined in a pale tan/yellow silk.

Sewn in below collar at inside center back is designer's label: "Designed / by Mouratidis / Washington DC"

Attached inside right side near hip is original paper label printed on one side "Balenciaga / Paris", and written on the back "Brocade evening mystery / coat w/fox / R".

Donated to the Texas Fashion Collection by Helen Noumas, in memory of her partner Michael Mouratidis, designer of the piece.

Creator(s): Mouratidis, Michael, 1920-2002
Location(s): United States - Washington D.C.
Creation Date: 1989
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 117
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1989
Coverage:
Place
United States - Washington D.C.
Date
1989  
Description:

Evening coat of brocade and fur. The full-length coat is of a pale yellow silk brocade, with a pattern of flowers and scrolls in reds, purples, blues, white, silver, and gold. It has long sleeves and opens along the center front, with no closures. The cuffs and collar are wide bands of dyed purple fox fur. The coat is lined in a pale tan/yellow silk.

Sewn in below collar at inside center back is designer's label: "Designed / by Mouratidis / Washington DC"

Attached inside right side near hip is original paper label printed on one side "Balenciaga / Paris", and written on the back "Brocade evening mystery / coat w/fox / R".

Donated to the Texas Fashion Collection by Helen Noumas, in memory of her partner Michael Mouratidis, designer of the piece.

Physical Description:

155 cm. from top of collar to base of hem along back; 51 cm. across shoulders at back.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30321
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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