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Item Type:
Object
Category:
Object
EntryNumber:
204d
AccessionNumber:
189.2006.4
AccessionDate:
2006-05-19
Name:
Filling sample
Image: Filling sample
Brief Description:
Filling sample, eiderdown, contained in clear plastic jar with brown screw top, white label with black typescript EIDERDOWN (Yes, the real stuff!) This is so rare that it is no longer used to fill sleeping bags. The last bags to be filled with eiderdown in the U.K. were made in 1939. You may be lucky enough to have a pre-war bag or an old eiderdown quilt. If so, you have a priceless filling.
Materials:
Eiderdown
Dimensions:
31.5 (d) x 13.3 (l) cm
Number of Objects:
1
Inscription Description:
EIDERDOWN (Yes, the real stuff!) This is so rare that it is no longer used to fill sleeping bags. The last bags to be filled with eiderdown in the U.K. were made in 1939. You may be lucky enough to have a pre-war bag or an old eiderdown quilt. If so, you have a priceless filling.
Colour:
white, brown
Maker:
Hazel Constance
Object Production Place:
Surrey, UK
Object Production Date:
c.1980
Normal Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Current Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Rules:
Spectrum : the UK Museum documentation standard, 1997
Access Points:
Filling sample
c.1980
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Views:
1925
Created:
2005-09-06 00:00:00
Creator:
Maxine Willett