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Material
ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR; FABRIC-SATIN;
ANIMAL-SKIN;
Description
Coat is made of squirrel fur. The fur is light brown and long haired, and very soft to the touch. The jacket has cuffed sleeves and a collar. The inside liner is a light beige-pink colour with a pattern of round shapes like flowers. The inside neck tag states the manufacturer. The initials of the o…
Manufacturer
Regal Furs Limited
Original Owner
Grace Schuster
Subject Access
textile
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Start Date
1950
End Date
1960
Description
Coat is made of squirrel fur. The fur is light brown and long haired, and very soft to the touch. The jacket has cuffed sleeves and a collar. The inside liner is a light beige-pink colour with a pattern of round shapes like flowers. The inside neck tag states the manufacturer. The initials of the original owner, Grace Schuster, are sewn into the inside of the jacket.
History Of Use
Sold by Regal Furs to John Schuster for his wife Grace Schuster. Belonged to Grace until 2012 when she gave it to the donor. The Schusters lived in Telkwa and Smithers for 30-40 years.
Material
ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR; FABRIC-SATIN;
ANIMAL-SKIN;
Inscriptions
G.D.S.
REGAL FURS LTD. / PRINCE RUPERT B.C.
Accession No.
2014.11.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact