Shirt

Object Number: 
1946.118d
Date: 
1942
Medium: 
Polyester, horn
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 21 x 34 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 53.3 x 87.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: in ink, inside collar: "MAJ" embroidered: inside neck on label: "McFARLIN'S / MASTER GUILD / ROCHESTER" embroidered: on label beneath bottom button: "SANFORIZED SHRUNK / SIZE / 52-5 / MR." handwritten: on label beneath bottom button: "1146
Description: 
Tan-colored polyester shirt; double collar; shoulder loops that button at the collar end; 7 buttons down the front; open sleeves with false cuffs, 3 button closure; narrow yoke over the shoulders; split at the bottom at the side seams.
Gallery Label: 
This shirt is part of a uniform worn by Paul H. Downing when he served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Corps during World War II. He was Commanding Officer of the Rochester (New York) 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