Mitten constructed from a course piece of white wool blanket as made for the Hudson Bay Company. It has a black baize cuff with red silk edging. Left hand mitt, hand sewn. It belonged to Sir John Franklin (1786-1847).
|Collection:||Polar Equipment and Relics|
|Display location:||Not on display|
|Date made:||1825-1827; 1825-27|
|Credit:||On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from the Hopton Hall Derbyshire Collection. Kindly lent by the Gell Muniment Trustees|
|Measurements:||Overall: 19 x 313 x 178 mm|
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