The rescue basket is constructed almost entirely of welded type 304 stainless steel. The bail assembly folds into the basket for compact stowage. The structural integrity of the bail is provided by ¼" stainless steel cable acting as the hinge point. The bottom is enclosed with a plastic, semi-rigid net liner with 1" openings. The float covers are constructed of 1050 denier nylon ballistic cloth with a marine urethane coating. Each cover is printed with safety pictorials and has high intensity retro-reflective markings. These technical details are from the online company catalog: www.lifesupportintl.com
Round pin-back button featuring white type set against a photographic background depicting African Americans suffering in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Photographic background has been colorized green and red on edges. White type on button reads, [Remember Katrina/Fight Racism, Poverty and Pollution!!/National Black Environmental Justice Network/Safe and Healthy Communities Campaign/NBEJN/P.O. Box 15395/Washington, D.C. 20003/202-265-4919/WWW.NBEJN.ORG].
A red double-breasted chef jacket worn by Leah Chase. The jacket is long sleeved with two pockets on either side of the waist. It is fastened with two rows of six red buttons on the front of the jacket and has a mandarin collar. Yellow embroidery on the PL breast reads [Leah Chase] in script. The manufacturer's tag is sewn at the back of the neck.