Greatcoat and Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1865

GUSN

GUSN-52147

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

Descriptive Terms

greatcoats
capes (outerwear)
stitching
machine-made
wool (textile)
civil wars
armed forces
Men's clothing
Hand Stitched
Military
Civil War
Greatcoat

Inscription

Greatcoat A: Stamp on buttons: ""D. EVANS * ATTLEBORO MASS."" Cape/collar B: stamp on buttons: ""D. EVANS * ATTLEBORO MASS""

Additional Identification Number

1941.383A-B

Associated Events

Civil War (1861-1865)

Maker

D. Evans (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Attleboro, MA, USA

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Accession Number

1941.383AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)