Kid's Winter Coat

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Kid's Winter Coat

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | January 4, 2022

This hand-embroidered green wool coat was made by Bessie Chaney for her granddaughter in Minneapolis in 1952. The red lining is also quilted. Coat was made as part of a winter snow set.