Coat worn by Joan Mondale

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Coat worn by Joan Mondale

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | December 5, 2017

This coat was worn by Joan Mondale at the presidential inauguration of Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale, January 20, 1977.

It was designed by Eleanor Brenner.

See it on Collections Online.