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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Mitten

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Accession no.: N: 619
Object name: Mitten
Title: Mitten
Description: A cream-coloured duffle inner mitten for wearing inside a leather glove. Made and used 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 mittens
Number of items: 1
Full description:

One duffle inner mitten, made of cream-coloured blanket cloth. The mitten is made of two pieces of cloth: one for almost all of the mitten, and the other for the thumb. It is hand-stitched in a neutral-coloured thread, with over-and-over stitching on all the seams and around the opening.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 150mm, length: 290mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)