Jumper

Jumper
Title
Jumper
Date 
1942
Medium 
Wool, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 19 x 29 in. ( 7.6 x 48.3 x 73.7 cm )
Description 
Navy blue wool serge Naval jumper; V-neck with sailor's collar, horizontal slit pocket at the left breast, yeoman's insignia on the left shoulder, with eagle above crossed quills, 3 red chevron stripes; three 1/4" white lacing stripes around collar and cuffs; open sleeves with false cuffs, 2 buttons at the wrists, buttons cast with anchors on the face; front and back both in 2 horizontal panels; drawstring around bottom hem.
Credit Line 
Gift of H. Maxson Holloway
Object Number 
1946.40a
Marks 
stenciled: inside back, center: "HMH" stenciled: inside back, bottom center: "HOLLOWAY H. M."
Gallery Label 
This jumper is part of a uniform worn by H. Maxson Holloway when he served as a Yeoman 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The Society owns several of his wartime uniforms; as a collection, they represent a wide range of different styles of Naval uniforms across the span of the war.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group