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Tent cap

Expedition: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod)
Materials: textile
Dimensions: 140mm (height), 245mm (diameter)
Date: 1907-1909
Ref no: Y: 61/18/9

A canvas cap from one of Shackleton's tents from the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod), and brought back by the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

Physical description:

A funnel shaped brown canvas tent cap with a flat top. It is made in five parts: four side panels and a circular top.

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