Cap - Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), Black Leather Object Reg. No: SH 930739

Experimental issue black leather cap designed by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) and worn in Antarctica.

Part of Museum Victoria's collection of artefacts from the post-war era of scientific exploration of Antarctica.
This black leather cap has been made with two side ear flaps that tie below the chin. At the front of the cap is a visor for protection again the wind. The crest of the cap comes to a small peak; and is lined on the inside with a grey material and padding sewn in a quilt type pattern. Also on the inside, there is a brown velour lining of the visor, the ear flaps and the section of the back of the neck.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.50 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: antarctic exploration, protective clothing safety wear
Themes this item is part of: Antarctic Clothing, Antarctica Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Commissioned By: Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), 1949-1970
Place & Date Used: Antarctica, 1930-1970


margie t Posted on 09 Jun 2014 5:14 PM
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