Overall: 2 1/2 x 23 x 33 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 58.4 x 85.1 cm )
applied: collar corners: "U.S."
stamped: reverse of each button: "*SUPERIOR* / QUALITY"
Olive drab wool Army officer's single-breasted coat; double collar and shallow lapels, "U.S." insignia at the corners of the collar, crossed rifle infantry insignia at each corner of the lapels; shoulder loops with a button at the collar end, gold leaf at the shoulder end; 4 buttons down the front; a pocket at each breast and hip, with flaps that button closed, 3 color bars above left breast pocket; closed sleeves (no cuffs) with 1 band of yellow lacing around each wrist, patch on left shoulder; 2 panels at the back, skirt split below the waistline; all buttons cast with the Great Seal of the U.S.; inside lined with brown twill-weave silk.
Gift of Mrs. J. H. Marsching
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