Linen, metal, wool
Overall: 3 x 19 1/2 x 31 in. ( 7.6 x 49.5 x 78.7 cm )
Khaki-colored linen single-breasted ensign's coat; double collar and shallow lapels; black wool shoulder boards with one gilt stripe approx. 5/8" wide, 5-pointed gold star at the center, button at collar end; 3 buttons down the front, 4 pockets on the front with flaps which button closed; all buttons cast with an eagle clutching an arrow above 3 cannon balls, surrounded by stars; closed sleeves (no cuffs); back in 2 panels with waistband between bodice and split skirt; inside unlined, right breast pocket in facing.
Gift of Abel I. Smith, Jr.
stamped: reverse of front buttons: "SUPERIOR / QUALITY"
embroidered: inside neck, on label: "TAILORED BY GOODALL / Palm Beach / REG. U.S. PATENT. / FROM THE GENUINE CLOTH"
embroidered: inside, below breast pocket, on label: "MENS STORE / John Wanamaker"
printed: inside breast pocket, on label: "PALM BEACH SUITS / DRY CLEAN or WASH according to Goodall Formula. / IMPORTANT: Finish this garment on / a steam pressing machine. / Fill in these measurements. / SLEEVE LENGTH / COAT / Style / Model / 751c / 37 SHT."
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