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Greatcoat and Cape

Description

Greatcoat: Cadet blue; lined with blue homespun; turnover collar; double breasted buttons to waistline; back has button strap with plackets/tails with pockets; braid at wrist; gilt buttons with eagles and "I" in center of shield; sleeves have olive lining; hem and raw edge. Collar and cape B: blue wool; lined with blue wool crepe; buttons onto coat at neck; buttons and buttonholes down front; extends to end of sleeves.

Details

Maker
D. Evans (Manufacturer)
Date
1860-1865
Inscriptions
Greatcoat A: Stamp on buttons: ""D. EVANS * ATTLEBORO MASS."" Cape/collar B: stamp on buttons: ""D. EVANS * ATTLEBORO MASS""
Location of origin
Attleboro, MA, USA
Material
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
capes (outerwear)
Civil War
civil wars
Greatcoat
greatcoats
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
Military
stitching
wool (textile)
Associated events
Civil War (1861-1865)
Accession Number
1941.383AB
GUSN
52147

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