Chaplain's dress coat
Wool, silk, linen, metal
Overall: 2 3/4 x 25 1/2 x 38 in. ( 7 x 64.8 x 96.5 cm )
stamped: reverse of each button: "TRESSE / PARIS" printed: tag inside left breast pocket: "WANAMAKER & BROWN" handwritten: on tag inside left breast pocket, beneath printing: "W C Waynes / 78929"
Black wool single-breasted Chaplain's dress coat; 1 1/4" double collar with square ends, 9 buttons down the front of the chest, 3 buttons at the bottom of closed sleeves (no cuffs); metal hook for shoulder decoration on right shoulder near collar, matching wool covered hook on left hip at the waistline; 6 panels across the back of the bodice with 2 buttons near the center of the waistline and a button at the bottom of each side of split skirt; vertical interior slit pocket at the left breast, slat interior slit pocket at the right breast, pockets lined with black linen; interior metal clasp buckle at the waistline; inside of coat lined with black silk, sleeves lined with white linen with brown and green pin stripes; all buttons covered with black silk.
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