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Accession number: UGC.81.033
Date: 1899 – April 19 1973
Materials: Cloth
Measurements: 46.2cm L x 42cm WVest
Measurements: 46.2cm L x 42cm W x 43.1cm L x 36.2cm WTrousers
Military Unit: 66th Princess Louise Fusiliers
Culture: Canadian
Narrative: Belonged to Lieutenant-Colonel H.L. Chipman, Princess Louise Fusiliers 
Description: Vest and trousers to a Princess Louise Fusiliers mess kit;
a) Dark blue doeskin vest; gold braid along edges; front has 34 small gold studs with six hook and eye closures; two front pockets edged with gold braid and Russian knots; black cloth back panel; tan cloth inside lining 
b) Dark blue doeskin trousers; wide band of gold lace down outside seam of pant legs; two waist pockets; four suspender buttons around waist; four buttons on inside of cuffs; six button fly