Mexican Army Frock Coat

Description
Physical Description
Blue wool with red edging and facings. Guilt buttons and gold-colored shoulder strap.
Specific History
This uniform coat would have been worn by a lieutenant in the Artillery of the Mexican army.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coat
date made
ca 1840
associated date
1846 - 1848
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 37 1/4 in x 19 in; 94.615 cm x 48.26 cm
place made
Mexico
associated place
Mexico
ID Number
AF*16156
catalog number
16156
accession number
13152
subject
Military
Latino
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event
Mexican War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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