1970s Vintage Embroidered US Army Camo Shirt Jacket / Peacock Embroidery
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Awesome and completely one-of-a-kind, this is a Vietnam War era US Army shirt / jacket from the late 60s to early 1970s with a large peacock embroidered on the back. It has its original surname and US Army patches. It is made of cotton sateen. It features flap pockets, button front and cuffs. In good condition, shows normal light fading from use and a few small holes on the upper sleeve, see last photo.
Made for the United States Army. No size tag. Fits like a modern women's XS to S
Please refer to the measurements listed below, taken while laying flat and doubled where appropriate.
Bust - 36 inches (91.44 cm)
Waist - 32 inches (81.28 cm)
Hips - 36 inches (91.44 cm)
Length - 28 inches (71.12 cm)
Shoulders across back, seam to seam - 16 inches (40.64 cm)
Sleeve length - 24 inches (60.96 cm)
This is 100% cotton fabric and 100% rayon embroidery thread, therefore it might shrink in warm-hot water or hot dryers. Machine wash cold, gentle cycle. Hang dry or low heat dryer. Low heat iron. Dry cleaning recommended.
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