Alternative name: Tunic

Officer's Jacket, made by Stanley Nichols in Melbourne, 1893. Worn by an officer in the Victorian Permanent Artillery.

Physical Description

Black wool broadcloth, piped with red down the front and vent at back. Gold bullion epaulettes with button at neckline, and gold bullion work at sleeves. Stand collar of red broadcloth and gold brocade ribbon, edged with bullion strip. Artillery buttons; bombadier's chevrons. Nine brass regimental buttons at front; one at each neck edge of epaulettes. Two flaps at back on either side of vent with two rows of bullion and three brass buttons on each flap. Two buttons at each side at top of vent. Quilted satin lining inside on body of coat and black sateen lining on skirt. Medal bar in half blue and half blue and white stripe on left front side.

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