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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Duffle inner

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Accession no.: N: 722
Object name: Duffle inner
Title: Duffle inner
Description: A single short duffle inners with blue stitching, to be worn in combination with socks. Made of brown Jaeger cloth. Probably worn by J.I. Moore on 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 687.254.8
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT slippers
Number of items: 1
Full description:

One short duffle inner, made of camel-coloured Jaeger blanket cloth with blue stitching. It is made from a single piece of cloth with simple overlapped seams around the toe, side of foot and back of heel to ensure flatness. The overlap is quite large, and running stitch in beige thread s visible. The blue stitching is blanket stitch around the opening, and herringbone stitch along the seams. There is also herringbone stitch in white wool (?) along the seams on the inside of the inner.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 120mm, height: 80mm, length: 290mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Moore, James Inglis (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)