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Object Name: Overcoat
Date: 1940-1947
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Medium: Wool, silk, plastic
Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 24 1/4 x 52 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 61.6 x 133.4 cm )
Place made: Europe, France, Nancy
Description: Camel-colored wool double-breasted overcoat; tan velvet double collar; shoulder loops which button at the collar end, lined with caramel-colored satin; 5 buttons down each side of the front, vertical pockets at each hip; closed sleeves (no cuffs); one panel on the back, pleated at the center to the waistline, 2 straps at the waistline which fasten at the center with 2 buttons, skirt is split from the waistline to the hem, buttons closed with 4 buttons; bodice lined with tan and brown checked worsted wool, sleeves lined with tan satin, horizontal breast pockets with flaps which button closed.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Robert Lee Bullard
Object Number: 1947.409h
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Marks: printed: inside left breast pocket, on label: "Vaxelaire Tignot & Cie. / NANCY / No. / le" handwritten: inside left breast pocket, on label: "26979 / M Bullard / (illeg.)"

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This overcoat was worn by Robert Lee Bullard (1861-1947) during World War II.