Jacket

Production date
Circa 1955-Circa 1958
Description
Pullover windproof type jacket ca 1955-58, typical of those worn for expeditions and outdoor activities. Made of cotton canvas and cotton type fabric.
This is a conglomeration of two jackets, one a green US Navy hooded jacket and the other a fawn coloured canvas cotton pullover jacket made in Christchurch (label partly obscured by the resewn hood. Has a trimmed hood. Hood has been extensively repaired and resewn around fur and inner lining which is not original lining but is relined with brown fake fur fabric. Jeyes toilet tissue folded in front pocket. Front zip has metal tag with sailors knot toggle on it. Has some pink/red paint splatters on it and is permeated with dirt/oil. Has diamond quilting on reverse of jacket.
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Measurements
Shoulder-hem length: 74cm (29 1/8")
Sleeve Length: 73cm (28 3/4")
Hem: 154cm
Associated place
Other id
464
10498
Accession number
2005.167.1

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