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wool, acetate, leather
93.0 cm (centre back) 68.0 cm (sleeve length)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
label, inside back neck, woven in red on navy polyester: MARTIN GRANT / paris
label, inside back neck, woven in white on black polyester: S
Accession Number
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2007
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Double breasted hooded coat made of wool woven in a black and white houndstooth pattern. Front features three sets of paired leather buttons which are non-functional. Coat is fastened with concealed black metal press studs and there are concealed pockets in the side seams. The back panel of the coat is cut with fullness on the upper edge which is pleated into a back yoke. The coat is lined with cream acetate and the hood is unlined, with seams bound with black cotton bias binding.