Fur coat

Clothes for Women

Inventory number
2020.1.7.5ab.CW.CT.1931.PL
Author:
J.F. Michalski (Polish, active 1930s)
Description
Siberian wild cat fur coat with silk lining. It comes with the original bill of sale in 1932 and an information leaflet about the warehouse „J. F. Michalski“ in Warsaw, where the coat was bought.
 
From Her Serene Highness Princess Olga RADZIWILL (1886–1948), a representative of the noble Lithuanian-Polish family, wardrobe.
Materials
Siberian wild cat fur
Silk
Origin
1931 Warsaw, Poland

Exhibitions History
• 2020.01.21–2021.01.21. ‘Aristocracy at the Helm of Fashion. From Alexandre Vassiliev foundation collection.’ Museum of Applied Arts and Design, Vilnius, Lithuania.
• 2017.06.16–2017.09.30. ‘Exotic hunt at the Castle. Costumes and accessories from Alexandre Vassiliev foundation collection.’ Ventspils museum (The Castle of Livonian Order), Ventspils, Latvia.