Coat

Coat
Title
Coat
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 19 x 31 in. ( 7.6 x 48.3 x 78.7 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, New York National Guard, 1951
Object Number 
INV.11396
Marks 
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"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group