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Jacket from uniform of Limerick Corporation mace bearer. Grey-green flannel with green trimming at collar, cuff, pocket flap etc, charcoal-grey gabardine? lining to body and creamy white lining to sleeves. Cut-away design. Front meets on the chest, held by single hook and eye. Seven buttons either side, with brass cord loop running from the button towards the opening, the loop diminishing in length downwards, until the 7th, which has none. Each button cast with Limerick City Arms, and inscribed Limerick Corporation around. Buttons domed with eye at back, D. 3.0, inscribed R/ Extra Rich Quality. False pockets either side with wavy-edge rectangular flaps, with 3 vertical bands of gold braid. 3 buttons below flap, as front. Each cuff has row of 3 buttons across, with corresponding braid, as front. Row of 3 similar buttons on each side of tail split. On either side of collar strip of braid with similar smaller button, D. 1.4, inscribed R/ Superior Quality. Some fraying at collar and on edge of opening. Some seams giving and 3 large holes on l. tail. Initials P.O.M. on inside of r. sleeve at top. Typed card found in folded trousers reads: This uniform was worn by one of the Mace Bearers during the Mayorality of John Daly (1899-1901)