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Object Name: Officer's coat
Date: 1900
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Medium: Wool, silk, metal, plastic
Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/4 x 18 x 30 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 45.7 x 77.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, San Francisco
Description: Black or dark blue Naval officer's single-breasted coat, with 1 1/4" closed stand-up collar (1 hook and eye), with anchor insignia on each side of the throat; 6 buttons down the front which fasten on the interior; gilt lacing trim around each wrist of closed sleeves (no cuffs) with metal star above; bodice slit at the sides, with 2 sets hooks and eyes to close the slits; 1 1/2" braid trim around the collar, outer edges and vertically incurving at the back of the bodice of coat; 3 panels at the back of the bodice; lined with black silk, breast lightly padded and quilted, vertical slit pocket at the left breast, horizontal slit pocket at the right breast.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Irving Levy
Object Number: 1950.326a
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Marks: printed: on tag inside right breast pocket: "J. M. LITCHFIELD & CO. / SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. / NO." handwritten: on tag inside right breast pocket: "E J Sadler / Sept. 4, 1900"

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This officer's coat was worn by E. J. Sadler. The Society also owns other of Sadler's uniform items.