Uniform

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1862

GUSN

GUSN-29941

Description

A= hat: Red wool with blue padded band, blue tassel and letter "A" at front; lined with leather. B= trousers: Blue wool pleated at front; five buttonfly front; two side pockets; gold soutache braid at sides; matching jacket. C= shirt: Red wool shirt with 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 with brown cotton.

Details

Descriptive Terms

uniforms
wool (textile)
Uniform
Uniform

Inscription

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.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Newall A. Thompson

Accession Number

1923.463A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)