Men`s leather gaiters

Two pairs of men`s brown leather gaiters worn by crofters over their shins and calves. One long pair and one for just around the ankles. Worn by John Fletcher`s (Balemartine) father and found in the house that used to stand at Pairc na Coille, Balephuil. Manufactured by F.C. Chamberlain & Co., Wellingborough, in around 1910-1920, probably for WWI army uniform.

Tiree in 100 Objects – 78 – Gaiters

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Main Store West: archive box 97
Current Location: normal location

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