Mount Mary University Digital Collections

Evening coat

Item

Title

Evening coat

Description

Pale gold silk shantung evening coat; square set 3/4 length sleeves; Hong Kong seam finishes; floor length. Worn with evening gown (Object ID #1983.254).

Worn by Lynn Fontanne to receive a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1970, although the gown was created much earlier. This gown was possibly made by Valentina, but has been significantly altered. Purchased at the auction of Lynn Fontanne's estate using funds from Mount Mary alumnae.

Relation

Evening gown (Object ID #1983.254)

Date

1940-1950

Source

Donor: Mount Mary Alumnae

Identifier

Object ID #1983.239
https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/files/original/5b25d14dd11b24b1326e6237295eeec2.jpg

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Still Image

Format

360 View

Citation

“Evening coat,” Mount Mary University Digital Collections, accessed June 24, 2024, https://digitalcollections.mtmary.edu/items/show/3120.