The Royal Australian Navy Uniforms are based on the uniform of the Royal Navy. They reflect traditions that can be traced back to the Royal Navy (England) and demonstrate the relationship between the two. The Royal Australian Navy Uniforms are based on the uniform of the Royal Navy. This collar is part of a Naval Ratings Uniform which was presumably owned by J.M. Parsons.
This collar is one part of a naval ratings uniform which consists of four parts. The uniform is representative of the Royal Australian Navy uniform and can be traced to the Royal Navy (England). The complete uniform shows the connection between Australia and England since European settlement.
Navy cotton Collar with three narrow cream stripes around neck and over shoulders. Two side pieces and two loops. One middle piece. The collar fits over the head with side pieces and middle secured with tie fasteners through loops.
Inscriptions & markings
Owners name printed three times in capitals on reverse side of collar "J.M.PARSONS"