Wool, silk, cotton, metal
Overall: 3 1/2 x 21 x 43 in. ( 8.9 x 53.3 x 109.2 cm )
cast: center face of each button: "I"
stamped: reverse of each button: "*SUPERIOR* / QUALITY"
Dark blue wool single-breasted Infantry officer's frock coat with black crepe mourning band on left arm; 1" closed stand-up collar (one hook and eye); Infantry lieutenant's shoulder straps, with single bars against blue ground; 9 buttons down the front; closed (8" wide) sleeves with false cuffs, 3 buttons at each wrist; back made in 4 panels, 2 buttons near the center at the waistline above split skirt; all buttons cast with shield-breasted eagle with "I" at the center; coat and skirt lined with dark green silk, sleeves lined with white cotton, horizontal slit pocket at the left breast, clasp buckle at the waistline.
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