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.
Among the designer pieces included in the co...
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.