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1- Faded khaki coloured cotton flying suit with wide dark brown sheep skin collar, metal zip down front which moves to wearers right at top, diagonally placed pocket with zip at wearers left breast, two pockets with zipper closing at wearers knee, tapered sleeve with zip closing, gathered ankle with zip closing, whole suit lined with camel coloured wool, makers label at collars deteriorated severely, likely padded with Kapok filler which is now highly brittle, very large size.
2 - khaki coloured cotton belt, metal eyelets, leather covered buckle.

If Airforce object, it is post 1930s era as that was when zips became widely used.
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Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Processed Material/Leather
Processed Material/Metal
Organic/Vegetal/Fibre
Processed Material/Leather
Accession No
2007.7
Credit Line
Flying suit, 2007.7. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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