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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Accession no.: N: 916
Object name:
Description: A pair of natural-coloured salopettes. 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 overalls
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A pair of natural-coloured salopettes with white stitching. They are made of a of 'Grenfell' cloth. They have adjustable stirrups for the feet, formed from a textile strap with three buttonholes on the inside of each leg which can be fastened to two bone buttons on the outside of each leg. The salopettes have a button fly with three bone buttons; over which is a large rectangular flap fastened with ten bone buttons. There is a pocket on each thigh with no closure. The straps are made of textile and are stitched to the back of the salopettes; each strap has four buttonholes and there are two bone buttons on the front on each side. Inside the back of the salopettes is a textile label with 'GRENFELL CLOTH // REG. // MADE IN ENGLAND'.

  • Width: 600mm, length: 1380mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Australian and New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31 (Discovery) (1929 - 1931)