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Catalog Number 2012.006.002
Description San Mateo Police Department shirt belonging to John T. Pawson, c. 1951-1973. Black collared shirt appears to be a cotton/polyester blend. Long-sleeved with buttons down the front; two front pockets with snap and button closures. There is a side zipper on proper left under sleeve. Patches on either side of shoulder are in the shape of shields. Gold letters read, "SAN MATEO / POLICE" with a scale and wreath depicted between the two lines. Patches have gold lettering on a blue ground.
Object Name Shirt, Dress
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title SMPD Shirt Belonging to John T. Pawson, c. 1951-1973
Date c. 1951-1973
Creator Raetord Worsted Corp.
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "SAN MATEO / POLICE" (patches on shoulders); "'We Guarantee this / Cloth to be Genuine / Raetord Worsted / Corp.London Shrunk / No. 8321 - 30 as / specified by the / Los Angeles / Police Department'" (white label below bottom front button hole).
Provenance This item belonged to donor's grandfather, John T. Pawson, who was a San Mateo police officer from 1951 to 1973.
Dimensions H-32 W-32 D-14 inches
Dimension Details As displayed
Search Terms Pawson, John T.
Police
Police Departments - San Mateo
Police Departments - San Mateo County
San Mateo County
San Mateo County - Police Departments
Uniforms
Subjects Law enforcement
Law enforcement officers
Police
Uniforms
People Pawson, John T.