A rare Canadian Red Cross Society Leather Jerkin made from leather off cuts to create a patchwork effect.
These Canadian Red Cross Society jerkins were made as comforts for the troops. particularity prisoners of war.
The jerkin features a hidden pop stud at the top of he garment to secure it closed and another two on the waist belt.
The original label is still present and clear stating: Gift of the Canadian Red Cross Society.
This jerkin has very little sign of wear and has clearly always been looked after and stored.
A very rare item and a must have for the Prisoner of War collector!