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Gaiter

Object Number: 
INV.11383
Date: 
1800-1865
Medium: 
Leather, brass, iron, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 7/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 30.2 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Leather, brass, and iron gaiter; stitched, hollow brown leather legging with bulbous top that tapers to bottom; fastened with buckle and strap at top.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached tag, this gaiter was part of a collection of military uniform parts donated by Charles M. Lefferts in July, 1923.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles M. Lefferts, 1923
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group