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Object Detail

An orange hooded survival coverall. " SHELL TODD " is written in black on the right facing side of the chest along with a symbol representing an oil well. The garment can be fastened by a zip at the front and it has a black plastic buckle and strap which can also be fastened. There are zips at the bottom of both legs and velcro fastenings on all the cuffs. The hood can be adjusted using a drawstring. There are numerous grey reflective strips on the garment. There is a large manufacturer's tag on the interior that details materials and care instructions. There are two large pockets fastened by velcro on the front and two small pockets fastened by velcro on the sleeves. One of these contains an orange piece of plastic and the other pocket contains what appears to be an emergency light. " SMALL " is written in black on the shoulder of the left facing sleeve. " SM " is handwritten on the manufactuer's tag where there is a space for the size. There are two thick yellow loops mounted on each shoulder of the garment.
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These coveralls were gifted by Shell in 2003 and they were thought to have been used as a safety suit for helicopter crews.
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