This is a Woman's Duster designed by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in It is essentially a long, light, loose fitting coat. This particular duster is made of cotton and protected from dust when riding in an open car.
House of Dior (French, founded John Galliano (British, born Gibraltar, Evening coat, autumn/winter haute couture. Red-orange silk jacquard embroidered with polychrome silk thread and trimmed with red-orange sable fur. Courtesy of Christian Dior Couture
Paul Poiret Coat, 1923 The Chicago History Museum has one of the larger collections of items made by the French couturier, Paul Poiret. This collection is so important that museums around the world request to borrow many of our Poiret items.