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Uniform dress coat

Uniform dress coat
Title
Uniform dress coat
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Katherine E. Van Nest Post
Object Number 
1935.42[dup]
Gallery Label 
This coat belonged to Jacob Janeway Van Nest who was the father of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group