Womens green suede coat

Made by Lisal in Melbourne, Victoria, c. 1974.

The Wiska Listwan Collection consists of a range of European and European inspired designer clothing and accessories dating from 1950 to 1980. The collection was donated as part of the personal belongings of Wiska Listwan, a Sydney based fashion design teacher, charity worker, and socialite. The significance of the collection lies not only in the quality and range of clothing, but in its representation of the personality and success of Wiska Listwan.

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Coat, womens, suede leather / mink fur, made by Lisal, Melbourne, Victoria, worn by Wiska Listwan, Australia, c. 1974

Womens green suede leather coat with cream mink fur collar and matching belt. The coat is double breasted and fully lined with beige silk. The centre front opening is fastened with three pairs of green leather covered buttons. The coat has two horizontal hip pockets and is decorated with with two strips of ribbed green leather at the hem. The belt is made of matching material, with a green leather covered buckle.

Production

The coat was made by Lisal in Melbourne, Australia, c. 1974
Lisal c. 1974

History

The coat was worn by Wiska Listwan in Australia, c. 1974
Listwan, Wiska c. 1974

Source

Gift of Dr Ignacy Listwan, 1986

Cite this Object

Womens green suede coat 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 April 2017, <https://ma.as/66933>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/66933 |title=Womens green suede coat |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 April 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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