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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Harness

Image
Accession no.: Z: 405/3
Object name: Harness
Title: Harness
Description: A natural-coloured textile man-hauling harness with wooden toggle.
Classified name:
SPRI theme transportation
Current place name
UDC 656.19-872.7
Geographic UDC
Getty AAT harnesses
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A natural-coloured textile man-hauling harness. It consists of a wide textile chest/body band which folds in half, with two crossed textile shoulder straps stitched to it, each of which has a metal adjustor. At either end of the body band is a large metal eyelet, reinforced with stitching. A length of rope passes through both eyelets and is spliced together; and at the other end of the rope is a wooden toggle.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 145mm, height: 670mm, length: 3330mm