Edge-to-edge coatdress

The House of Raymonde had its beginnings in 1935 when a Wellington mother, Rachel Cohen, started making children’s clothes from her family home. Her husband Jacob, and later their three sons Sidney, Gerald and Marcus, also joined her in the business. 


Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Rose Jackson
Copyright: Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 Licence
Designer: Marcus Cohen
Manufacturing location: Kingsford Smith Street, Wellington
Garment type: Coatdress
Material: Linen
Features: Note that the bust darts on this collarless dress coat come down from the shoulder seam and create a slight bias angle for the head of the dolman sleeves.
Colour: Sky blue
Label: Raymonde
Date: Circa 1964