late 19th century
49 1/4 x 53 1/2 in. (125.1 x 135.9 cm) (show scale)
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Fireman's Coat, late 19th century. Leather, 49 1/4 x 53 1/2 in. (125.1 x 135.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 12.83. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 12.83.jpg)
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Leather coat, open down the front, with a high collar and broad, short sleeves. Of brown leather, with the company's insignia on the back in white, a geometric pattern composed of stylized ideograms around the bottom, and the company's name on the lapels. At either side of the lapels are cords with which to fasten the coat together.
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