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Designed by:
Ann Lowe, American, 1898 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
silk satin with glass and pearl beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56 × 53 × 1 in. (142.2 × 134.6 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
coats
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 1960s
Description:
A formal, hand-beaded coat in plum silk satin with cream silk satin lining, designed and made by Ann Lowe.
The long, dark plum colored silk coat has 3/4 length sleeves and an A-line cut. The sleeve cuffs, center front, and neckline is beaded in a floral pattern. Short, clear cylindrical beads form the border and clear circular and cylindrical beads and pearls form the shapes of flowers and leaves. There are a few loose strands of beads along the front openings. There is a hook and eye closure at the neck.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, In memory of Benjamin and Ione Stoddard of Madeleine Couture inc., New York, New York
Object number:
2019.15
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd555e32c06-889a-4880-a8b0-c927091be490
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.15