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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 1090a-b
Object name: Wristlet
Title: Wristlet
Description: A pair of olive green knitted woollen wristlets. Used by B.B. Roberts during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 685.4
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT mitts (fingerless handwear)
Number of items: 2
Full description:

A pair of olive green, knitted woollen wristlets. They are knitted in double rib, with a short section of single rib at the opening for the hand which has been folded over and stitched in place. The style of casting off suggests that they were knitted by hand.

  • Width: 60mm, length: 280mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Roberts, Brian Birley (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)