Officer's dress coat

Object Number: 
Wool, silk, metal
Overall: 3 x 21 1/4 x 37 in. ( 7.6 x 54 x 94 cm )
printed: on maker's label inside breast pocket: "Maj Gnl G Webb / 10/3/98 / 1666"
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.
Gallery Label: 
This dress coat was worn by G. Creighton Webb (1854-1948) during his service in the Spanish-American War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Jorge R. André
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group