3rd Otago Rifles Volunteers uniform jacket; Unknown; Unknown; CR1984.181.2

Name/Title

3rd Otago Rifles Volunteers uniform jacket

About this object

Red suede uniform jacket of the 3rd Otago Rifle Volunteers with dark blue collar and cuffs and white frogging on the sleeve above the cuffs. The epaulets are outlined in white and have a brass button fastening and brass 3 and ORV attached.There are ten brass buttons on the front of the jacket. On the lower back is a panel outlined with white braid and two brass buttons. On each side at waist level are hooks for a belt. The jacket is fully lined with a cotton fabric and has a pocket inset on the left hand side.
This jacket belonged to James Crabbe of Bannockburn, Captain.

Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

Tailor

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Suede
Cotton
Brass

Inscription and Marks

On epaulets - 3 ORV
On buttons - 3rd in centre, fern leaf on either side, crown above, OTAGO on left outside and RIFLES on right.

Measurements

H 66mm x w 52mm
Sleeve L 48mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Textiles

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing & accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

Uniforms

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Clothing accessories

Object number

CR1984.181.2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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