Wool, cotton, linen, metal
Overall: 3 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 42 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 72.4 x 108 cm )
Dark blue serge artillery Captain's single-breasted coat; 1" closed stand-up collar, shoulder straps with double bars on red velvet groud, 9 buttons down the bodice, closed false cuffs on 9" sleeves (flat) with 3 buttons at the wrist; 4 panels on the back of the bodice, with 2 buttons near the center at the waistline, a button on each side of split skirt; lined with dark green cotton, with slit pockets at each breast, lined with brown linen, bodice breast lightly padded and quilted; all buttons with shield-breasted eagle clutching a branch and arrows in its talons, with "A" on the shield.
Gift of Hartford Beaumont
cast: center of each button face: "A"
stamped: reverse of bodice buttons: "D. EVANS & CO. / ATTLEBORO MASS"
stamped: reverse of cuff buttons: "D. EVANS & CO. / SUPERFINE"
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