Coat

Object Number: 
1951.504a
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 )
Marks: 
applied: corners of collar: "NG / U.S." cast: above infantry insignia: "107" stamped: reverse of front buttons: "R. LIEBMANN MFG CO / NEW YORK"
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth C. Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group