Jacket, Swanndri

A cream-coloured Swanndri jacket. The jacket has a collar and five plastic buttons on the front. The cuffs also button. There are two flap pockets with buttons across the front of the jacket. A black manufacturers tag is sewn near the collar and reads: "100% PURE VIRGIN WOOL XL REG/TRADE/MARK/ SWANNDRI".
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This Swanndri jacket was worn by New Plymouth man Darrell Gush when he was hunting in the country behind Eltham in the 1960s and 1970s. He was mainly hunting goats and also got a few pigs.
His wife claimed: "It was my fault that he got that colour (cream), he wanted a chequered one."
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