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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

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Accession no.: N: 896a-b
Object name:
Title:
Description: A pair of size 10 long duffle inners (stockings) for use inside sea boots. Made by S.G. Caspar of London.
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Polar regions
UDC 687.254.8
Geographic UDC (*2)
Getty AAT slippers
Number of items: 2
Full description:

A pair of size 10 cream-coloured duffle inners (a = left; b = right). Each stocking is made of two pieces of cloth: one for the foot (seamed at the heel and toe) and one for the leg (seamed at the back). The seams are machine-stitched running stitch in beige thread. The top of the stocking has been folded over at the top and stitched to form a cuff. Both are stamped inside – (a) with '10L' and (b) with '10R'.

Dimensions:
  • Height: 485mm, length: 300mm