Dress coat

Object Number: 
1943.353b
Date: 
1912
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, silk, pastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 21 x 31 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 53.3 x 80 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on label inside breast pocket: "BROOKS BROTHERS, / BROADWAY, / NEW YORK. / DATE / NO." handwritten: on label inside breast pocket: "1st Field / N.Y. Arty. / 2nd Lt. C. C. Warren / July 10th, 1912."
Description: 
Dark blue wool Artillery officer's dress single-breasted coat; 2" closed stand-up collar (2 sets hooks and eyes); 8 plastic buttons down the front (hidden when fastened); lieutenant's shoulder straps with red ground; closed sleeves, no cuffs; 4 panels across the back; shallow split at the bottom of the side seams; all outer edges trimmed with 2" black silk lacing; coat lined with dark blue cotton, sleeves lined with white silk, vertical slit pocket on the left.
Gallery Label: 
This dress coat was worn by Charles C. Warren when he served as 2nd Lieutenant of the 1st Field Artillery, New York National Guard.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles C. Warren
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group