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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Tunic

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Accession no.: N: 918b
Object name: Tunic
Title: Tunic
Description: A beige windproof tunic made by Burberrys Ltd. Used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 687.1
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT tunics
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A brown windproof hoodless tunic (pullover-style) with a round neck. It is made from a single layer of fabric, apart from the area around the neck and on the inner forearms. The tunic had an opening slit at the neck which has been deliberately sewn up. There is a slit in the right side seam at the hem with a round brown plastic button. There is a small textile button loop in the centre of the hem on the front and back. The cuffs are plain with no buttons. There are some tears and stitched repairs on the tunic, and a rectangular patch in a green-beige fabric on the front.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 1775mm, length: 855mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)