Purple knee length coat, with belt by Morton. Worn by Dame Norma Holyoake. Long curved raglan style sleeve with shaped wrist tab and one dark purple plastic button. Bust darts at the front from the raglan shape and neck darts at the back. Curved revere collar and lapel. Three welt button holes and three large purple plastic buttons. Angled welt pockets at hip position lined with soft cream fabric. Point shaped self belt with two belt loops (one on each side). Coat is lined with black satin and there is black tape at the hem line. Top stitching around collar, belt and sleeve.
Synthetic fibre, satin, plastic, soft cream fabric, black tape, iron on interfacing
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 1140mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 590mm
Dame Norma Holyoake
Norma Janet Holyoake; 17 Mar 1909; 18 Dec 1984
Coat, worn by Dame Norma Holyoake. Gift of the Holyoake Family and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 2012. Nelson Provincial Museum, Holyoake Memorial Trust Collection: NPM2012.115.2