Scarf : Seaman, Royal Australian Navy

Accession Number RELAWM14067.008
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Cotton, Silk
Location Main Bld: First World War Gallery: Australia Goes To War: The RAN mobilised
Maker Unknown
Date made c. 1912-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Scarf woven from a single panel of twill weave silk. The scarf is one loom width wide with selvages along the loomed edges. The remaining two edges have narrow rolled hems fastened with machined cotton construction thread.

History / Summary

This scarf is the type that would have been worn by a sailor in the Royal Australian Navy during the First World War.

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