Puttees; Unknown; Unknown; CR1977.664

Name/Title

Puttees

About this object

Pair of khaki puttees or gaiters made of tightly woven wool in a long strip, square at one end and folded to a point at the other and attached to a tape. Used by the military to wrap around the lower legs of soldiers to protect them during WW1.

Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Wool
Cotton

Measurements

L 4565mm x W 115mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Textiles

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Uniforms

Subject and Association Keywords

World War I

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing & accessories

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Uniform accessory

Object number

CR1977.664

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