A pair of worn leather padded mittens worn by Arthur Dent. They have dark leather palms with lighter brown leather on the upper side, white leather lining and piping around the cuffs and palm side of the thumb extension. Split at each wrist, with holes on each side for lace to secure the glove to the hand. One green lace is in place, the other is missing. There is a label on the back of the wrist on the right glove. It's a rectangle of black fabric with stitched yellow text that reads in part "T.W.SHERRIN'S / CHAMPION..."
0 - Whole: H: 100 W: 171 D: 240mm (H: 3 15/16 W: 6 3/4 D: 9 7/16")
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Wayne Bent.