Michigan School for the Blind varsity letter sweater


Accession Number: 2015.25.1

Description: V-neck, cardigan-style varsity sweater of Mark Warchol, who participated on the track and wrestling teams of the Michigan School for the Blind, where he was a student from 1974-1977. Cream color wool; long sleeves with cuffs; five cream-color plastic buttons on full-length placket; two front pockets above bottom hem; cream-color felt patch embroidered "Mark Warchol" in red lettering above right pocket; cream-color felt patch with large "M" in red above left pocket; three red bars on cream-color patches encircle upper left sleeve; the number "77" in red on cream-color felt patch above the bars. Manufacturer's label on inside of neckline: "Detroit Knitting Mills, 100 % Virgin Wool, Triple Strand."

Date Made: ca. 1977

Place of Origin: [Detroit, MI]

Credit Line: Gift of Mark Warchol in fond rememberance of Bertha "Duey" Joyce, 2015.25

Subjects: Athletes Schools for the blind and visually impaired Sports Sweaters

Made: Detroit Knitting Mills

Material: Fabric (Wool)/Plastic

Updated: 12/22/2015