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Description

A= hat: Red wool w/ blue padded band, blue tassel and letter "A" at front; lined w/ leather. B= trousers: Blue wool pleated at front; 5 buttonfly front; 2 side pockets; gold soutache braid at sides; matching jacket. C= shirt: Red wool shirt w/ blue piping at collar and front panel; button closure covered by row of brass buttons. D= jacket: Navy blue, wool, gold soutache along front, back and cuffs; military stripes on sleeves; padded, lined w/ brown cotton.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1862
Inscriptions
Handwritten label on jacket and pants: ""Thompson"" Embossed on hat: ""Corp. N.A. Thompson Jr.""; other label is ""--- --- Aldrich"" and there is more but it is illegible.
Material
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
Hand Stitched
machine-made
stitching
UNIFORM
uniforms
wool (textile)
Zouave
Dimensions
3 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.463A-D
GUSN
29941

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