Naval Jumper


Physical Description

White cotton with gunner's mate patch on left sleeve.

Specific History

This jumper or shirt would have been worn by an enlisted seaman.

Date Made: ca 1890

Related Event: The Emergence of Modern America


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Exhibition: Price of Freedom

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0544.12Catalog Number: 1982.0544.12Accession Number: 1982.0544

Object Name: jumperOther Terms: jumper; Uniforms; Man; Navy; Enlisted

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)white (overall color)Measurements: overall: 25 in x 18 1/2 in; 63.5 cm x 46.99 cm


Record Id: nmah_1134544

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