Gaiter; [?]; mid 20th century [?]; 2011.2

Name/Title

Gaiter

About 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.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

mid 20th century [?]

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, textile, wool
processed material, synthetic

Measurements

l 350mm x w 285mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

military science, military life, manners and customs, antiquities, etc.

Subject and Association Keywords

military science, maintenance and transportation, clothing and equipment

Subject and Association Keywords

military science, war

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

clothing

Object number

2011.2

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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