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Object Name Coat
Description Heavy Swanndri woollen coat - bottle green with red cotton lining.

Front: Round neckline with pointed collar (top stitched around edge) and tab that buttons under collar. Centre front opening with six black plastic buttons and machine made buttonholes. Flap attached to right front buttons across opening with four buttons, extending to hip level. Pocket, vertical opening with pointed flap which buttons with one button, on each front. Inside each front near the hem is a buttoned leg strap.

Back: Cape is attached to front of shoulder and fixed centre back with a brown leather triangle featuring the Swanndri logo of a swan and the words"The Original Swanndri". Back has centre back seam, top stitched, to waist level then a buttoned pleat (two buttons) then finally open to the hem.(For horse riding)

Sleeves: Set in long sleeves with upper,topstitched, and lower seams. A top stitched tab is at the cuff with two buttons and machined buttonhole.

Lining: Bright red cotton twill l3/4 lining shaped up at the back to accommodate pleat. Patch breast pocket on left front with velcro fastening. Side pockets lined with red cotton.

Label: "The Original Swanndri with logo Pure new wool and woolmark pure laine vierge Fabrique en Nouvelle Zealane Made in New Zealand Dry clean only XL - 106cm"

Construction: Machine sewn. Most wool edges and seams topstitched.Raw edges overlocked.
Year Range from 1995
Catalogue Number 2011/188.01
Dimensions W-62 L-132 cm
Search Terms Alliance Textiles NZ Ltd, Timaru