Field coat

Object Number: 
1964.47a
Date: 
1912-1918
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 21 x 31 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 53.3 x 80.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: inside breast pocket, on label: "...WARNOCK... / ...16 & 18... / ...NEW YORK... / NO. / DATE / CHEST / LENGTH" embroidered: on label inside neck: "ESTABLISHED 1838 / TRADE MARK / The Warnock / Uniform Co. / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Dark blue wool Artillery officer's single-breasted field coat; 2 1/4" closed stand-up collar (2 sets hooks and eyes); shoulder straps with a leaf at each end against red ground; 4 hooks and eyes down the front (hidden); closed sleeves (no cuffs); 4 panels at the back; shallow split at the side seams; all outer edges trimmed with 1 1/2" black silk lacing; inside lined with dark gray (?) treated twill-weave cotton, breast lightly padded and quilted, vertical slit pocket at the left breast.
Gallery Label: 
This cape was worn by George C. Haas (1888-1963) when he served during World War I. He was commanding officer of the 78th Division ("Rainbow Division"), 152nd Field Artillery. The Society also owns other items of his uniforms.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George C. Haas
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group