Wool, silk, gold, other metal
Overall: 4 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 46 in. ( 11.4 x 49.5 x 116.8 cm )
embroidered: maker's label on breast pocket: "THE SEAL OF / KS / Kassan-Stein / WASHINGTON, D.C."
printed: maker's label, inside breast pocket: "KASSAN-STEIN / 510 11TH ST. N.W. / WASHINGTON D.C. / MR. / NO. DATE"
handwritten: maker's label inside bre
Dark blue Air Force Colonel's evening double-breasted tailcoat with gold shoulder knots; left lapel bears silver-colored metal aircraft pilot's wings, with shield flanked by spread wings, 2 buttons on each side of the breast, Colonel's sleeve knots on each sleeve above insignia of spread wings with a propeller at the center, gilt and sky blue lace band beneath knows, no cuffs on the sleeves; 4 panels at the back of the bodice, with 2 buttons near the center at the waistline, a button at the bottom of each tail; all buttons are gold cast with the great seal of the U.S.; inside lined with black satin, horizontal slit pocket at the right breast.
Gift of Colonel Stedman Shumway Hanks
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