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Military uniform

Designer:
A. P. Rego
Date:
ca. 1863
Culture:
Portuguese
Medium:
wool, metal, leather
Dimensions:
Length at CB (a): 37 in. (94 cm) Length at CB (b): 48 1/2 in. (123.2 cm) (c): 3 1/2 x 10 in. (8.9 x 25.4 cm) (d): 29 x 36 in. (73.7 x 91.4 cm) (e): 28 x 33 1/2 in. (71.1 x 85.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. William Reeves, 1957
Accession Number:
2009.300.2453a–e
Not on view
This military ensemble of Portuguese make, dates to the Civil War. Cut in the style of the period, its European manufacture suggests the possibility of foreign imports for the North during that time.
Marking: Label (a): "A. P. Rego/Caes do Sodré no. 14.15/Rua Augusta no. 56 1o. Andar/Lisboa"
Stamped on button backs (a): "Josh Starkey/London/23 Conduit St."
Stamped on button backs (c): "J. Starkey/London"
Stamped on back of belt buckle (d): "J. Starkey/23 Conduit St/London"
Stamped on back of belt buckle (e): "207"
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