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Sweater coat belonging to Etta Moten Barnett

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Carson Pirie Scott & Co., American, founded 1854  Search this
Designed by:
Vera Maxwell, American, 1901 - 1995  Search this
Owned by:
Etta Moten Barnett, American, 1901 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
cloth with plastic
Dimensions:
H x W: 40 3/16 × 21 7/8 in. (102 × 55.5 cm)
Type:
sweaters
Place purchased:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960-1985
Description:
This is a Carson Pirie Scott sweater coat. This is brown-grey tweed sweater coat with a wide beige shawl collar. On each side of the front opening is a button just under the shawl collar. They are connected by a short tab of brown-grey tweed fabric that buttons on each side. The sweater coat is a knee-length with two deep front pockets. The pockets have beige flap openings with scalloped edges. On the inside of the back of the neckline is a beige fabric tag with white text within brown boxes that reads “Carson Pirie Scott & Co. / CHICAGO / ASCOT SHOP.” There is a fabric tag sewn to an inside seam that is striped diagonally burgundy, white and teal. Contrasting color text reads “Vera Maxwell / ORIGINAL.”
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2022.13.1.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Etta Moten Barnett Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f9207888-c009-49fb-8da5-f6e67d333b99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.13.1.19