Water Rat / Rakali Skin Coat; Guss Limited, Strand Arcade, Sydney, Australia; Ju...


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Water Rat / Rakali Skin Coat

About this object

This coat is made from rakali (Australian water rat) pelts. The coat has a very stylish collar and patterning of the skins. The fabric used for the lining has a brocade.


Guss Limited, Strand Arcade, Sydney, Australia

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Date Made

July 1936

Place Made

Sydney Australia

Place Notes

Retailer Strand Arcade Sydney, Tannery Dunning and Morley Avenues Rosebery

Medium and Materials

Rakali (Water rat skins and fur), cotton, rayon


L 118 cm

Subject and Association Keywords

Neich Collection

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