Overall: 3 x 20 1/2 x 43 in. ( 7.6 x 52.1 x 109.2 cm )
Blue and yellow wool General officer's tailcoat, with 3 1/2" closed stand-up collar (2 sets hooks and eyes near the throat), lapel sides of bodice curve towards the hip, with 7 buttons down each lapel; 6" (flat) sleeves, open false 3 3/4" cuffs have 2 buttons each; collar, lapels and cuffs are yellow with metal thread embroidering of oak leaves and acorns; 4 panels at the back of the bodice with 2 buttons near the center of the waist line, to the right and left just beneath the waistline are false pockets, with metal thread embroidering in the same design as the front, and 3 buttons in a row beneath; breast of bodice and tails lined with yellow wool, back of bodice and sleeves lined with white silk.
Gift of Frederic Gallatin, 1889
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