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Coat

From the Collection of National Wool Museum 26 Moorabool Street Geelong Victoria

Description
Light brown wool coat with seal fur collar attached. Lined with red fabric from the petticoat of a taffeta and lace dress that was worn by Mrs Sayer in 1958. Wooden buttons down coat and on sleeves. Coat has been handmade and has no label.
Size
104cm x 119cm
Object Registration
7721
Keywords
coat, wool, fur, fashion
Historical information
The coat along with matching hat and dress ensemble was made in 1980 at the Deniliquin TAFE 'Garment Assembly' course which was 2 years in duration. Mrs Sayer was always crafty but not great at other subjects. Coat is lined with a petticoat which Mrs Sayer wore in 1958. The seal fur collar was purchased by Mrs Sayer's mother at the shop 'Manly Corso' in Sydney, after WW1 with money from her father.
When Made
1980
Last updated
7 Dec 2017 at 3:14PM