Shirt

Object Number: 
INV.11397
Date: 
1900-1910
Medium: 
Wool, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 20 1/2 x 33 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 52.1 x 84.5 cm )
Marks: 
applied: corners of collar: "K" applied: shoulders: "7 / NY" handwritten: on label inside neck: "K / 95"
Description: 
Gray wool flannel long-sleeved fatigue shirt; double collar with "K" applied to corners; buttons half-way down the front with 3 buttons, a pocket at each breast which buttons closed (no flaps); open flase cuff sleeve with one button at each wrist, "7 / NY" applied to the shoulders; shallow split at the side seams, with rounded corners; narrow yoke across the back of the shoulders, back in one panel.
Gallery Label: 
This is a fatigue shirt probably worn by Samuel Verplanck Hoffman (1842-1887), whi served with Company K, 7th Regiment, New York National Guard.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group