Uniform, New Zealand Forest Service; Bookers The Tailors; 1981; CT4102

Name/Title

Uniform, New Zealand Forest Service

About this object

Uniform, New Zealand Forest Service; a dress jacket and a zip-front over-jacket in forest green wool gabardine, together with a plastic identity badge. Dress jacket fully lined with felt undercollar, has four pockets and inside welted pocket, leather-look buttons, vent, half Norfolk belt and action shoulder pleats. Patch on both upper sleeves, 'New Zealand Forest Service/Forest Officer'. Maker's label on inside pocket. Over- jacket, fully lined with zip front, slant pockets and inside welted pocket. Patch on both upper sleeves, 'New Zealand Forest Service/Forest Officer'. Maker's label on inside pocket.

Maker

Bookers The Tailors

Maker Role

Tailor

Date Made

1981

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, North Island, Wellington

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, wool;
processed material, synthetic;
processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Both jackets have identical labels.

Label on inside pocket: Has letter 'B' in gold shield with crossed swords beneath. 'BOOKERS/THE TAILORS/UNIFORM SPECIALISTS/41 DIXON ST. WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND'.

Label within inside pocket: 'BOOKERS/THE TAILORS WELLINGTON/DATE 1981/NAME BLACK/REF 308'

Measurements

CT 4102.2: h 800mm (shoulder to hem) x w 490mm (shoulder to shoulder).

CT4102.1: h 775mm (shoulder to hem) x w 500mm (shoulder to shoulder).

CT4102.3: h 36mm x w 75mm

Subject and Association Keywords

environmental sciences, environmental education. environmental management

Subject and Association Keywords

civil service, government officials and employees

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, clothing manufacture. dressmaking. tailoring

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, textile industries

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

clothing

Object number

CT4102

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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