Object Name: coat & overcoat
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Accession Number: 1947.1718
Location on Display: Gallery of Costume - 1F - The Age of Elegance
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Fawn cloth overcoat with a high standing collar, quilted with a stem design and lined fawn velvet. Double cape with each layer in 1 nearly circular section. The fronts are each in 1 section, fastening from neck to just above knees with 11 self covered buttons and widening from underarm to hem. diagonal slit pocket in left front above waist; 3 tabs with button holes inside left front; similar tabs outside right front; fronts of double thickness to waist. Back in 1 section widening from armhole to hem. Long sleeves in 1 section, with turn back cuffs, gathered on to shoulder and lined natural linen. Collar, cape, front edges, pocket, tabs and cuffs all bound fawn twilled silk ribbon.
Height: 140 cm