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Mitten - Grey Suede, circa 1940s-1960s Object Reg. No: SH 890857

Summary:
Suede mitten probably used for industrial purposes, circa 1940s-1960s. It was used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd where it was found in a large downstairs storeroom.
Description:
Man's grey suede mitten with fleecy lining. Back of mitten is covered with metal studs.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 130 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: trades, working life, glovemaking, leatherworking
Themes this item is part of: Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Simpson's Gloves Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: sample products
Place & Date Used: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s-1980s

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