Object ID 000555
Object Name White Soldier Shirt
Object Desc White thin fabric shirt, double padded around chest, and cuffs. WWI era clothing for a soldier. Long in the front and back, stamped K130C92 459 Van Dress1. The tag on the neck says, "Van Heusen 1-22-18" maybe date of manufacturing? Buttons up from behind.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY000518
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Third Floor
Start Year Range
End Year Range
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords military,clothing,shirts,Van Heusen,WW I,Phillips, Moses,
Title White Soldier Shirt
Description White thin fabric shirt, double padded around chest, and cuffs. WWI era clothing for a soldier. Long in the front and back, stamped K130C92 459 Van Dress1. The tag on the neck says, "Van Heusen 1-22-18" maybe date of manufacturing? Buttons up from behind.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The neck is 7 inches in diameter.
Place of Origin
Maker Van Heusen
Maker Details It begins in 1881 in the Appalachian coal country of Pennsylvania, where Moses Phillips and his son Isaac sold woolen shirts to local coal miners from a wooden handcart. The shirts, sewn at home by Moses’ wife Endel and their daughters, soon gained a following for their looks and their longevity.
Date MAR 20,2013
Assessor Hannah Lartz
Notes Very rinkled, yellowed, discolored in spots. A brown stain near the back of the neck. Most buttons are missing. A few small holes, maybe insect, or rodent related?
Date JUL 1,2014
Summary Status change
Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin
Date JUL 1,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Third Floor from Recruiting Center - automatic entry by admin