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Rushen Camp internee-made pair of woollen gloves

Date made: 1940-1944

Place made: Port Erin

Description: A pair of blue and white woollen gloves with a Fair Isle-style pattern on them. The gloves were made by an internee in Rushen Internment Camp using Manx wool which was not on ration during the war.

Made at Rushen Internment Camp by internees and sold at Collinson's cafe craft shop (run by internees) in Port Erin. Purchased by donor who worked as a secretary at the Second World War camp.

Materials: wool

Object name: gloves

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1995-0186/8



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