Gaiter; [?]; mid 20th century [?]; 2011.2
GaiterAbout this object
Gaiter; one of a pair of button-up gaiters. Made from a tightly woven wool fabric, almost like felt. The roughly rectangular gaiter features a row of seven transparent, yellow buttons down one edge, and seven buttonholes on the other.
Worn by soldiers in World War Two, to prevent mud and water from entering their boots.
mid 20th century [?]Place Made
processed material, textile, wool
processed material, synthetic
l 350mm x w 285mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type