Coat

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Coat of black wool felt lined in cream wool. Street-length, with center front opening and no closures. Rounded high neckline, with no collar, but "corners" of opening flap open to form lapels showing the cream lining. 3/4 length dolmen sleeves with tapered extensions forming 7" "cuffs". Two slit pockets at hips in side seams. The coat appears reversible, but the placement of tags and lack of access to pockets from interior indicates otherwise. Designer's label at inside back collar: "Geoffrey Beene" Care label at inside right side seam: "Dry Clean / Only" Size label attached to Care label: "4" With ... continued below

Creation Information

Beene, Geoffrey 1983.

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  • Beene, Geoffrey Beene, Geoffrey (b. Haynesville, Louisiana, USA, 1927 - d. New York, New York, USA, 2004)

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Description

Coat of black wool felt lined in cream wool. Street-length, with center front opening and no closures. Rounded high neckline, with no collar, but "corners" of opening flap open to form lapels showing the cream lining. 3/4 length dolmen sleeves with tapered extensions forming 7" "cuffs". Two slit pockets at hips in side seams. The coat appears reversible, but the placement of tags and lack of access to pockets from interior indicates otherwise.

Designer's label at inside back collar: "Geoffrey Beene"
Care label at inside right side seam: "Dry Clean / Only"
Size label attached to Care label: "4"

With accompanying black leather belt, with 1" wide sections at ends, and wide 3 1/2" wide "waved" shaped section at center back. Rectangular silver-colored buckle.

Stamped on reverse: "4" "Geoffre / Beene" "1021"

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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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  • 1983

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  • Sept. 2, 2015, 11:34 a.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2015, 12:05 a.m.

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Beene, Geoffrey. Coat, physical object, 1983; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701390/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.