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Coat

Coat
Title
Coat
Date 
1915-1918
Medium 
Wool, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 21 x 32 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 53.3 x 82.6 cm )
Description 
Khaki-colored wool millitia officer's single-breasted coat, with 1 5/8" closed stand-up collar with "U.S. N.G." insignia at the corners of the collar, infantry crossed-rifle insignia near the shoulders, with "107" above; shoulder loops which button at the collar end, shield-breasted eagle insignia pinned to left loop; 5 buttons down the front; 4 pockets on the front, with flaps which button closed; closed sleeves (no cuffs) with one band of gold lacing around each wrist; 4 panels across the back; lined with brown twill-weave cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth C. Miller
Object Number 
1951.504a
Marks 
applied: corners of collar: "NG / U.S." cast: above infantry insignia: "107" stamped: reverse of front buttons: "R. LIEBMANN MFG CO / NEW YORK"
Gallery Label 
This coat was worn by Colonel Willard C. Fisk dudring World War I, while he was in command of the 107th Infantry, New York National Guard, 7th Regiment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group