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1908-1910 Lace Evening Coat

Description

Elaborate, ornate coat of black lace and braid overlay on black silk satin. Edgings of pleated black silk chiffon around neckline, down front, around hem, and around the edge of a very wide bell sleeve. Velvet tie at neck

Source

HCT.1985.34.1

Date

1908-1910

Provenance

This coat was donated by Elizabeth Shedd Mykrantz and either her mother, Agnes Jeffrey Shedd, or mother-in-law, Alice McCormick Mykrantz, could have been the proud owner of this elaborate coat. Both were women whose husbands ran successful Columbus businesses. Frederick Shedd ran the E.E. Shedd Mercantile Company, founded by his father in 1852. It remained in business until 1938. Frank E. Mykrantz founded Mykrantz & Sons Drug Company.

Designer

Max Pollatsek

Decade

1900-1909

Files

pollatsek front wtrmk.jpg
pollatsek back wtrmk.jpg
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Collection

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Citation

“1908-1910 Lace Evening Coat,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed August 19, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4970.

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