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wedding coat 1966.168

Object Name: wedding coat

Date: 1940

Accession Number: 1966.168
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • rayon
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Lavender blue rayon crepe.

Low V neck open CF, fastening at waist with seven buttons and rayon loops. Pocket at hip level each side of front. Bordered at top with blue and white glass beads in flower pattern. Long straight sleeves. White rayon frilled shoulder pads inside.

See also matching Wedding Dress 1966.167 & Hat 1966.169

Dimensions

Type: Length CF
Height: 28.5 ins
Width:
Depth:

Type: Length CB
Height: 44
Width:
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 73
Depth: