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Hood - Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions, Green with Flange, 1954-1966 Reg. No: SH 930797
- Khaki green hood with round opening for the face, dated 1954-1966. Designed by ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) for use in Antarctica, circa 1954-1966 as an accessory for earlier ventile suits that did not provide a wind protector for the face.
This is part of Museum Victoria's collection of artefacts from the modern era of scientific exploration of Antarctica.
- Khaki green hood with round opening for the face. Consists of five panels extending from a round crown piece. The panels extend approximately to the shoulders, flaring outwards. The face opening features a wire-stiffened panel enforced by machine stitching. This panel extends outwards around the entire opening and is buttoned under the chin with a single plastic tan-coloured button.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 1993
|Dimensions:||40.00 cm (Height), 13.00 cm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Measured flat with face opening to the front and face-panels extending upwards.|
|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|
|Designer:||Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), Antarctica, 1954-1966|