Where is it from?

Association locations map

Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Socks - Holeproof 'Explorer', Red Object Reg. No: ST 038712

Summary:
Pair of red Holeproof 'Explorer' socks. Made up of an 80% wool terry inner layer and a nylon outer layer. Contents 50% wool 50% nylon. To fit shoe size 6-10.
Description:
Pair of red Holeproof 'Explorer' socks. Made up of an 80% wool terry inner layer and a nylon outer layer. To fit shoe size 6-10. Held together with original packaging label and plastic hanger.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Australian Wool Corporation (AWC), 1991
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 14 cm (Width), 53 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: FOLDED 38 CM

More information

Tagged with: clothing, footwear, footwear industry, materials science, red, nylon, wool, label
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MATERIALS SCIENCE
Secondary Classification: Animal Products
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Inscriptions: Cloth tag on sock marked "EXPLORER".

Label with socks marked " HOLEPROOF/ EXPLORER/ 80% WOOL TERRY/ INNER LAYER FOR/ WARMTH AND COMFORT/ NYLON OUTER LAYER FOR LONG WEAR/ FULL INNER/ CUSHION THROUGHOUT UNIQUE TWO LAYER CONSTRUCTION/ SHOE SIZE 6-10".

Back of label marked "HOLEPROOF/ EXPLORER/....MADE IN AUSTRALIA".
Manufacturer: Holeproof, Victoria, Australia
Designer: Australian Wool Corporation (AWC), Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Co-Designer.

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Similar items

Yes No