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Object Name: Blouse
Date: 1942-1946
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Medium: Cotton, mother of pearl
Dimensions: Overall: 2 x 17 x 26 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 43.2 x 67.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: White starched cotton short-sleeved blouse, with double collar, 4 buttons down the front.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Alma M. Siefert and Miss Dorothy Schroer
Object Number: 1946.37b
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Marks: stamped: in ink, by left bottom buttons: "A M S" printed: on tag, by left bottom buttons: "WOMEN'S NAVAL RESERVE / RATE"

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This blouse is from a uniform worn by Alma M. Siefert, who served in the Navy with the Women's Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (W.A.V.E.S.), during World War II.