Historical information

This coat came from the McFadyen/Mathieson family. Lois McFadyen' s mother was Annie Beryl Mathieson who married John Harman in Nullawarre in 1939. Annie Beryl died in Macarthur in 1983. The coat may have been made from rabbit fur.


This coat is retained as a fine example of an item of women's clothing worn as a fashion statement in the early to mid 20th century.

Physical description

This is a brown fur coat with a collar and long sleeves. The coat is lined with brown material. It has a metal clip at the waist level and has long tapes inside the coat.