1916 Gym Shirt

Brief Item Record

Title: 1916 Gym Shirt

Date: 1916

Description: Women's t-shirt of off-white cotton twill. Yellow cotton collar and cuffs. Straight cut t-shirt with v-neck sailor style collar. Cotton tape closure at center front neck. T-shirt sleeves with 2'' yellow cuff. Five-sided pocket on left chest. Yellow "1916" sewn on center front chest.; Women's t-short of off-white cotton twill. Yellow cotton collar and cuffs. Straight cut t-shirt with v-neck sailor style collar. Cotton tape closure at center front neck. T-shirt sleeves with 2'' yellow cuff. Five-sided pocket on left chest, yellow "1916" sewn on center front chest.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2001033

Title

1916 Gym Shirt

Description

Women's t-shirt of off-white cotton twill. Yellow cotton collar and cuffs. Straight cut t-shirt with v-neck sailor style collar. Cotton tape closure at center front neck. T-shirt sleeves with 2'' yellow cuff. Five-sided pocket on left chest. Yellow "1916" sewn on center front chest.; Women's t-short of off-white cotton twill. Yellow cotton collar and cuffs. Straight cut t-shirt with v-neck sailor style collar. Cotton tape closure at center front neck. T-shirt sleeves with 2'' yellow cuff. Five-sided pocket on left chest, yellow "1916" sewn on center front chest.

Date

1916

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

42 inches (chest), 26 inches (center front length), 26 inches (center back length), 42 inches (hem circumference), 19.5 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 7.75'' (sailor-collar wing).

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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Rights Holder

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Costume Item Type Metadata

Color Main

Color Secondary

Closure

Closure Placement

Neckline

Collar

Sleeve Length

Chest

42

Center Front Length

26

Center Back Length

26

Hem Circumference

42

Underarm to Waist

19.5

Measurements Other

7.75'' (sailor-collar wing).

All Measurements

42 inches (chest), 26 inches (center front length), 26 inches (center back length), 42 inches (hem circumference), 19.5 inches (underarm to waist). other measurements: 7.75'' (sailor-collar wing).

Date Earliest

1910

Date Latest

1920

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

One large stain on center back. Smaller stains throughout garment. Surface dirt over all, wrinkles over all. Possible discoloration.

Storage Location

Q6

Work Type

Citation

“1916 Gym Shirt,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed February 26, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/874.