Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 3 x 19 x 31 in. ( 7.6 x 48.3 x 78.7 cm )
Medium blue wool New York National Guard single-breasted coat; 1" closed stand-up collar (one hook and eye) with gilt lacing around the outer edges; black shoulder loops which button at the collar end; 5 buttons down the front; closed sleeves (no cuffs) with 3 buttons at the wrist on vertical strip of black wool; 4 panels across the back; coat unlined, except shoulders lined with brown cotton and sleeves lined with white cotton.
Gift of the 7th Regiment, New York National Guard, 1951
cast: face of each button: "EXCELSIOR / N.Y.S.A. / NATIONAL GUARD"
stamped: reverse of each button: "SCOVILL MFG. CO. / WATERBURY"
embroidered: on label inside neck: "FRED YUNG / NEW YORK"
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