Women's Vest

In wool and Rayon.

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Year of production:
Drewry & Edwards Ltd
wool, acrylic
Length 88cm
Nottingham, wool, acrylic

A women's vest of plated cream wool and rayon. The rayon is on the inside to be more comfortable. Made in two pieces, the curved neck and armholes have ribbed bindings. The neck binding contains a tape of white rayon which can be pulled up for adjustment. The vest is printed in black with '"Druid" Regd, Size 3, 1942' and a broad arrow. The cardboard label is printed "Drewry & Edwards Ltd, Nottingham, Dept. C" and is typewritten in black and red with '27th Feb 1942, No. 1st contract A.T.S. 2, 30 gauge, -Knitted 28 c.p.i. Size 3 Vests, Cutting Wte: 4 x 3, waste 13 oz., Vernon Rd Finish; Peroxide, Scour, Unshrinkable, Contract Wte 3 x 14 1/2'.

ID Number: NCM 1979-18

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