Army drinking flask; Unknown; c.1939-1945; 2009_53_1

Name/Title

Army drinking flask

About this object

An army drinking flask which is completely covered in khaki coloured felt material with an extra band of web strapping around the bottle and also under the bottom. This webbing has buckles on the top to be tied on to belt. The top of bottle has a cork plug which is attached to the bottle with string. The flask seems to be made of metal but is not removable from the cover. The cover has been well worn and has a quite large hole in it.

Maker

Unknown

Date Made

c.1939-1945

Medium and Materials

wool

Measurements

23cm length x 15cm width

Subject and Association Description

wool covered drinking flask

Credit Line

Unknown

Object Type

bottle

Object number

2009_53_1

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Collections 14 Aug 2012 23:22 PM,UTC

Thankyou for this information

Barry O'Sullivan 12 Aug 2012 10:14 AM,UTC

The carrier on this bottle is Australian made and designed to sit on the belt or hang below (as standard). Sitting on the belt prevented rubbing. The carrier was designed as part of the tropicial kit.
Barry

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flask
metal
wool

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