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Redingote coat in fine black faille

Sophie Gimbel1950/1959

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY, United States

Redingote coat in fine black silk faille; single-breasted; narrow waist, full skirt; below mid-calf length; notched collar, V-neckline; long roll-up sleeves; narrow waist at natural waistline; vertical front hip slip pockets with flaps; wide panniers; four pairs of small black faceted button details at back waist with additional pleating; three large black faceted button closures center front; black silk taffeta lining. Worn by Alva B. Gimbel (Mrs. Bernard F. Gimbel.)

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  • Title: Redingote coat in fine black faille
  • Creator: Sophie Gimbel
  • Creator Birth Date: 1898
  • Creator Death Date: 1981
  • Date Created: 1950/1959
  • Provenance: Worn by Alva B. Gimbel (Mrs. Bernard F. Gimbel.)
  • Type: Coat (garment)
  • Medium: Silk (textile), Faille, Taffeta
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Saks & Company (New York, N.Y.)

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