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Catalog Number 8045-29-(3)
Title Jacket; Worn W/ Uniform 8045-29-1-4, Navy Cotton, White Trim
Object Name Jacket
Description Homemade navy blue cotton jacket worn as part of uniform 8045-29-(1-4). Mandarin collar with hook and eye closure. White trim across the front and on collar and cuffs. Machine stitched.
Year Range from 1898
Year Range to 1898
Culture American
Material cotton, wool tape
Place of Origin Nebraska
Makers mark NONE
Used USA: Nebraska (Madison), Madison
Height (in) 21
Width (in) 17.5
People Long, Frances Louise
Search Terms Christmas Decorations
Event Spanish-American War
History The women of Madison wore patriotic uniforms to welcome soldiers returning from the Spanish-American War. Frances Long wore this one.
Credit line Mrs. J.W. Whisenand, Urbana, Illinois
Collection Whisenand, Mrs. J.W.