Officer's dress coat

Officer's dress coat
Title
Officer's dress coat
Date 
1898
Medium 
Wool, silk, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 21 1/4 x 37 in. ( 7.6 x 54 x 94 cm )
Description 
Dark blue wool double-breasted officer's dress coat, with 1 1/2" closed stand-up collar (1 hook and eye), epaulette attachments at the shoulders, 9 buttons down each side of the front, closed false cuff sleeves with 3 buttons at each wrist; 4 panels at the back of the bodice with 2 buttons near the center at the waistline, a button at each side of split skirt; coat lined with dark green silk, vertical slit pocket at the left breast, breast lightly padded and quilted.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Jorge R. André
Object Number 
1948.140
Marks 
printed: on maker's label inside breast pocket: "Maj Gnl G Webb / 10/3/98 / 1666"
Gallery Label 
This dress coat was worn by G. Creighton Webb (1854-1948) during his service in the Spanish-American War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group