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).

Object Details

ID: AAA3959
Collection: Polar Equipment and Relics
Type: Mitten
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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