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Gauntlets (2)

Object Number: 
1945.42ab
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Leather
Dimensions: 
largest: 13 x 7 1/2 in. ( 33 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
printed: gauntlet interiors at wrist: "EDMOND R. LYON./CONTRACT AUG. 13th 1897"
Description: 
Leather pair of gauntlets; buff leather with three stitched bars below fingers and wavy line encircling rectangle with slanted sides stitched at flaring wrist; printed mark inside gauntlets at wrist.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, these gauntlets were worn by Astor Battery member George Wettlaufer during the Philippines Campaign.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. George Wettlaufer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group