Minnesota Home Guard uniform sack coat

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Titles Minnesota Home Guard uniform sack coat
Description Minnesota Home Guard sergeant's wool uniform sack coat. The four-pocket coat has a high standing collar and light olive mohair tape above the cuffs. The front has a button closure with three of the original five gilded metal Great Seal buttons present. The pocket label on the right interior is marked "Schaub Bros./ INC./ St. Paul". One shoulder is sewn with a maroon felt wool disc that features the yellow image of a gopher within a yellow circle. The patch is said to represent the 4th Anti-Aircraft and Machine Gun battalion, an all-Minnesota draft.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 29 1/8 inches length
17 inches width (shoulders)
Nomenclature coat (garment)
Materials wool (textile)
mohair
metal
felt (textile)
Creation Made by: Schaub Brothers, Inc.
Issued by: Minnesota Home Guard
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Owned/used by: Schaub, Carleton Phillip
Used in: Minnesota, United States
World War I
Military. 1914-1918 (World War I). Clothing. Uniforms
Dates Use: 1917 - 1918
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 62.36.4 (Accession Number)

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