Coat

One of 319 objects in the series: Dallas Museum of Fashion Collection available on this site.

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Coat of natural beige mohair wool. Below-knee length, with modified cape collar with rounded ends. Loose, unfitted lines. Single breasted, with three button closure at neckline and bound buttonholes. Sleeves are 3/4 length, large and intricately cut in an adaptation of the leg-o-mutton style with pleating at shoulder, and have pleat-form at wrist to create calla lily effect . Double welt angled side pockets. Lined in black jersey wool. Designer's label at center back neckline: "E Garnett / Italian Made / Imported Original"

Creation Information

Garnett, Eleanora 1956.

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This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 19 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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  • Garnett, Eleanora Garnett, Eleanora (Eleanora Stahl Holstein von Lilienthal Riggio Garnett, b. Estonia, ca. 1900, worked in Shanghai, moved to Rome 1950, also home/salon in New York, USA, active 1950s-1971?, d. 1978?)

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Description

Coat of natural beige mohair wool. Below-knee length, with modified cape collar with rounded ends. Loose, unfitted lines. Single breasted, with three button closure at neckline and bound buttonholes. Sleeves are 3/4 length, large and intricately cut in an adaptation of the leg-o-mutton style with pleating at shoulder, and have pleat-form at wrist to create calla lily effect . Double welt angled side pockets. Lined in black jersey wool.

Designer's label at center back neckline: "E Garnett / Italian Made / Imported Original"

Notes

This object was part of the Dallas Museum of Fashion collection. Founded in 1960 by the Fashion Group, Inc. of Dallas, the collection comprised important items of historic and current fashion. It was housed in the Apparel Mart, Dallas, and operated as the Dallas Museum of Fashion from 1960 until 1971. It moved to what was then North Texas State University in 1972, and became the Texas Fashion Collection.

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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  • 1956

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  • March 16, 2015, 2:32 p.m.

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  • March 28, 2015, 2:24 a.m.

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Garnett, Eleanora. Coat, physical object, 1956; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501318/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.