Army Uniform Jacket

Object number

LDVAL 2014.16.1

Description

Khaki army jacket, no belt. Made by Hector Powe was a bespoke outfitter who's business was based on Wantz Road, Oxlow Lane between 1920 and 1960. During the second World War the company concerntrated on making officers uniforms especially those serving in the R.A.F.

Physical description

Khaki green jacket made by Hector Powe. Brass belt hooks to either side of waist and brass buttons to each cuff and running down the front centre. Medal ribbons hand sewn to just above the proper left breast pocket. Breast pockets either side of the chest each with brass button and a pocket to each hip. Both Lapels have a metal pin depicting Britania and both shoulder tops have epaulettes with a brass button at the top and a metal, gold coloured pin with red velvet inserts in the design of a crown. Running down the proper left side is a cream cord with metal clip to bottom.

Condition

Good

Type

Army uniform

Size

whole length: 780mm
width: 520mm

Collection type

Textile, Industry, War

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeArmy uniform
Collection type
Textile
Industry
War