Overcoat

Overcoat
Title
Overcoat
Date 
1942
Medium 
Wool, silk, horn
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 x 31 x 52 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 78.7 x 133.4 cm )
Description 
Olive drab wool militia officer's double-breasted overcoat; double collar and lapels; shoulder loops which button at the collar end; 3 buttons down the front on each side; vertical pocket on each side at the hip; 2 panels on the back, 2 straps which button at the center near the waistline, bottom of skirt is split and fastens together with 2 buttons; all buttons made of horn; inside lined with copper-colored satin, horizontal slit pocket at the right breast.
Credit Line 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth C. Miller
Object Number 
1967.84
Marks 
embroidered: on label beneath breast pocket: "RIDABOCK & COMPANY / TRADE MARK / NEW YORK / Ridabock & Co. / NEW YORK" printed: on label inside breast pocket: "RIDABOCK & CO. / NEW YORK / DATE / CHEST / COLLAR / ORG." handwritten: on label inside breast pocket: "Lt. L. T. Miller / 11/29/40 / USA"
Gallery Label 
This overcoat was worn by Lincoln T. Miller in World War II, when he served in North Africa and France with the 44th Anti-aircraft Brigade, 7th Regiment, New York National Guard.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group