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Men's Drawers

Men's Drawers

Men's Drawers; cream wool stockinet; cream cotton sateen knee length; fully fashioned; legs shaped at centre back and inside leg seams; legs ends with ribbed cuffs; square gusset between legs; centre back seam with cotton gusset at waist; 2 narrow bands of cotton sewn onto front waist (for braces) lining; cream cotton facing in waist, curved down front bottom edge reinforced with 3 and 4 vertical lines of stitches; cotton behind back gusset; finer stockinet in crotch gusset fastening; centre front, 3 white plastic buttons, buttonholes; adjustment by cotton tape through 2 pairs of eyelet holes at centre back marks: stamped in black on back, "I & R Morley Ltd, 1946, Warnorm, certification trade mark, G.I. Size 6 30"; Broad Arrow; row of 6 holes knitted in right front.

Association: I. and R. Morley, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham, 1946

Dim. l. 68.6cm, wool, cotton

Provenance "These...were simply passed down through the family." [OFT055]

Artefact number
NCM 1992-1

Reproduced with kind permission of Nottingham City Museums and Galleries.

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