Driving Coat Metadata

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  • Main Title Driving Coat
  • Added Title Duster


  • Donor: Mattil, Betty Marzan
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Donor: Mattil, Edward
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1900/1914


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Driving Coat or "Duster" of light tan linen (blend?). Full-length, wide skirted, with high neckline and black collar having wide points at front. Single breasted opening set to left of center, with two hidden small white buttons (1 at throat, one at left collar bone), and five large circular buttons with black outer rims and center of the tan linen. Full-length sleeves with wide turned-back cuffs faced with black and with two non-functioning buttons matching but smaller than opening buttons. Two large patch pockets at hips. Unlined. No labels in garment.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Clothing
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Dusters (Outdoor Overgarments)
  • Art and Architecture Thesaurus (Getty): Coats (Garments)

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Start Date: 1900
  • End Date: 1914
  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Texas Fashion Collection
    Code: TXFC


  • Name: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
    Code: UNTCVA


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: by-nc-nd
  • Rights Statement: All Texas Fashion Collection content and images are copyrighted.

Resource Type

  • Physical Object


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 1984.001.006
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc795338