Jacket (back)

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from Gunnister, Northmavine, Shetland

Postcard of Jacket (back).
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Jacket (back)

This is the back of a dark brown woollen cloth jacket, discovered on a man's body found at Gunnister in Northmavine in Shetland in the late 17th century. Remains of patching and mending can be seen between the shoulders.

Worn cloth jacket of dark brown wool, patched and lined with various cloths, found at Gunnister, Shetland, late 17th century

Some of the possessions found with the man's body were a wooden pail, a horn spoon and a knife handle which all could have been used for preparing and eating food.

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Online ID: 000-190-001-912-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.NA 1037
Date: Late 17th century
Material: Cloth, woollen
Dimensions: 29.00" L x 22.00" W
What: Jacket
Subject: Costume, etc. (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Shetland, Northmavine, Gunnister
Scotland, Shetland, Northmavine, Gunnister
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