West Point Overcoat

West Point Overcoat

DescriptionGriffen Jenkins Collection a. West Point Overcoat, Grey, Double breasted front with a total of 12 buttons with Cadet USMA (United States Military Academy)and symbol of a sword, a universal symbol of war, and the helmet of Pallas Athena, signifying wisdom and learning, constitute the emblem. Coat has half-cape over shoulders with eight smaller button closure down front. Two inch collar stand with 5 rows of top stitching. Three inch collar with under collar top stitching in a large zig zag pattern. Hang chain sewn into back neckline inside tag reads No. 4047 Date 12-30-44, I-2 Cadet Store West Point. Name Jenkins, WE 54.39-32-40-17-20-18 Maker F.H.Sleeves have three rows of diagonal brand. b. West point Gray Dress Tunic, Two inch ribbed, black collar stand with three hook and eye closure. Tunic front and bottom edge is trimmed in one inch black ribbing that matches collar. Center front has reversed zipper closure. Bottom of sleeves have Three rows of small braid and one row of one inch braid that matches other ribbed trim. Inside is lined in silk and armholes has sweat protectors sewn in. Tag Reads, No 546 Date 12-4-45 F2 Cadet Store, I-2 West Point, Name Jenkins WG, 19-87-31-39-17-27-16. Maker H.E. Inside neck line has three clasp sewn into collar stand. Back of tunic has Princess seams trimmed in black one inch ribbed braid. c. West Point Grey, pants with Black one inch strip down the leg. Front zipper closure with one large hook and eye and inside button. inside waistline has six metal buttons. There are two welt pockets in back. Small inseam pocket in front waistband on right side. d. West Point Grey Pea Coat, Double breasted with total of six Cadet USMA buttons. Two lower pockets with flaps in front. Sleeves have three row of diagonal braid on forearm. Shoulders have button down epaulets. Back of coat has twleve inch vent at center back seam. Inside is lined in silk. Hang chain is sewn into back neckline. Inside vertical breast pocket. Tag reads I-2 Cadet Store, West Point, Name Jenkins, WG, Maker is blank and Date is blank.
Date Created1940-1949
RightsBrigham Young University-Idaho
Is Part OfOneida County Pioneer Museum Textile Collection
Rights HolderOneida Pioneer Museum