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Catalog Number 2014.029.001
Description Sport Coat Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1959 - 1977. Plaid jacket predominately green with white yellow, purple, and black colors integrated into the pattern. Jacket has a wide collar. Two gray buttons hold the jacket shut. On the right towards the center are two pockets. Top pocket is 4" wide with a 2" flap. Pocket below is 6" long with no flap. On the left side towards the top is a 4" pocket. On the bottom left is a 6" pocket. At the end of each sleeve are two small gray buttons. The jacket is partially lined with a grayish-brown material with a satin finish. The inside of the sleeves is lined in a white fabric with a satin finish. Towards the top of the coat interior near the collar is a white label with blue text that reads, "BING CROSBY." On the inside right there is a 6" pocket. Below the pocket is a black patch with embroidered cursive white writing that reads, "Tony DeGrandis / INC." Around the patch is white stitching. The back of the jacket has a 12.5" slit. Jacket shoulders are padded.
Object Name Sportcoat
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title Sport Coat Worn by Bing Crosby, c. 1959 - 1977
Date c. 1959-1977
Creator Tony De Grandis, Inc., Los Angeles
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "BING CROSBY" (white label with blue text, towards the top of the coat on interior near the collar); "Tony DeGrandis / INC." (black patch with embroidered cursive white, interior below right-hand pocket).
Provenance Owned and worn by Bing Crosby.
Notes Bing Crosby's coat was manufactured by Los Angeles based company, Tony De Grandis, Inc. The company was founded in 1959 and dissolved in 1996.
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Dimensions H-29 W-20 D-12.5 inches
Dimension Details 29 x 20 x 12.5 (on mannequin)
Search Terms Clothing
Coats
Costume and Fashion
Costumes
Crosby, Bing
Hillsborough
Jacket
Subjects Actors
Celebrities
Clothing & dress
Coats
Singers
People Crosby, Bing