Shirt

Object Number: 
1946.120c
Date: 
1942-1946
Medium: 
Cotton, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 21 x 33 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 53.3 x 85.1 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: label inside neck: "MCFARLIN'S / MASTER GUILD / ROCHESTER" embroidered: front, on label beneath bottom button: "SANFORIZED SHRUNK / SIZE / 51-5- / MR." handwritten: front, on label beneath bottom button: "1140 / 3L4825W / P. H. DOWNING"
Description: 
Khaki-colored cotton long-sleeved summer uniform shirt; closed double collar; shoulder loops which button at the collar end; 7 buttons down the front, 2 breast pockets, left pocket has 2 compartments inside for pens; open sleeves with false cuffs which button closed with 3 buttons; narrow yoke across the back of the shoulders, back in one panel.
Gallery Label: 
This shirt is part of a uniform worn by Paul H. Downing during World War II. Downing served in the Air Corps as commanding officer of the Rochester (N.Y.) Region, Materiel Command.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group