Woman's jodhpurs

English
about 1944
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Length: 95.5 cm (37 5/8 in.); Waist: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1408

Medium or Technique

Cotton, cord weave

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s Land Army jodhpurs with button fly, buttons at outer waist for suspenders, reinforced patches at inner calf and laced at outer calf. Outer (sales) label attached: “Govcord - Melbourne Brand- Guaranteed - Fair Wear or a New Pair - size 16/1 - cloth no. 5249 10 - Order no. E1298 - This cloth has been specially designed to stand hard wear.” Labeled inside: “CC41”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf