Survival Vest [String Singlet]

Sherpa Trademark, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Sherpa Trademark, Manufacturer
Description
Survival vest worn by Derek Wright during Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958).
Light pink coloured string survival vest with diamond pattern, woven shoulder straps and side edges. White label with blue text "MESHKNIT "SHERPA" VEST / TRADEMARK / MADE IN ENGLAND" on one arm band, and name label "Derek Wright" sewn on same band at top of shoulder.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Cotton
Signature/Marks and Type
MESHKNIT "SHERPA" VEST / TRADEMARK / MADE IN ENGLAND Label
Derek Wright Label
Accession No
2017.23.23
Credit Line
Sherpa Trademark. Survival Vest [String Singlet], 2017.23.23. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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