Woman's Coat and Stole

Designed by Pauline Trigère, American, born Paris, 1908 - 2002

Geography:
Made in United States, North and Central America

Date:
Fall 1960

Medium:
Wool with plant fiber plain weave with supplementary wefts; wool jersey

Dimensions:
Center Back Length 43 inches (109.2 cm)

Copyright:

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1981-100-1a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Edward B. Winheld, 1981

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Label:
Born in Paris, Pauline Trigère moved to New York in her mid-twenties; for over fifty years, her designs successfully combined French elegance with American practicality. The designer’s coats and capes won special praise, and she was also noted for scarves and stoles that could be casually wrapped or dramatically draped around the wearer. The fluidity of this sweeping cape-like coat is accentuated by bold, diagonal stripes and a matching stole that fastens onto the coat’s top button.