Army Sack Coat, Model 1858

Description (Brief)
This is a model 1858 sack coat that would have been worn by an enlisted man in the U.S. Army. Dark blue unlined wool hand sewn collared blouse. Center front has four buttonholes down left side. All buttons are missing. Cuffs are plain. There is a breast pocket in the lining on the left side created by sewing the outer and lining fabric together. A mended hole is on the left cuff.
Location
Currently not on view
used date
1858-1872
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
dark blue (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 32 in x 19 1/2 in; 81.28 cm x 49.53 cm
overall (padded): 29 1/2 in x 19 in x 3 in; 74.93 cm x 48.26 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
AF.316364.001
accession number
316364
catalog number
316364.001
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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