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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Image
Accession no.: N: 915
Object name:
Title:
Description: A natural-coloured anorak (pullover-style) with fur-trimmed hood and sleeves. Part of a Grenfell cloth suit supplied to the British Australian and New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31 (Discovery).
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > Australian Antarctic Territory
UDC 687.1
Geographic UDC (*74)
Getty AAT anoraks
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A natural-coloured anorak (pullover-style) with fur-trimmed hood and fur-trimmed sleeves. The stitching is white. The anorak is made of a single layer of 'Grenfell' cloth. The hood is pointed and trimmed with dark brown fur; it has a drawstring opening with a textile tape drawstring, and a metal press stud fastening at the neck. The sleeves are trimmed with dark brown fur about two inches up from the cuff. There are no pockets or buttons. Inside the neck of the anorak is a textile label with 'GRENFELL CLOTH // REG. // MADE IN ENGLAND'. The anorak is stained in numerous places.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 1700mm, length: 1270mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Australian and New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31 (Discovery) (1929 - 1931)