Uniform dress coat

Object Number: 
1935.42[dup]
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Serge
Dimensions: 
1 x 4 x 4 in.
Description: 
Coat is dark blue serge with brass buttons of the New York State Militia. The epaulets denote the rank of major. There is also a cap (type used during Civil War period); a feather plume; 4 metal insignias.
Gallery Label: 
This coat belonged to Jacob Janeway Van Nest who was the father of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katherine E. Van Nest Post
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group