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Cap - Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), Black Leather 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
|Dimensions:||35.50 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Width)|
|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|
|Commissioned By:||Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), 1949-1970|
|Place & Date Used:||Antarctica, 1930-1970|