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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
hand sewn 13 buckle 107 metal 3340 heavy 25 dark brown 54 leather 2024 grained 3 machine sewn 29 thread 225 cream 7
Names
chaps 22
Subjects
floral 651
Date:
1880s
Dimensions:
L: 37.25 in, waistband length: 29 in
Credit Line:
Gift of E. A. Jurist
Inscription:
Written inside right leg: M.S. GARRETSON
Remarks:
Shotgun chaps, dark brown grained leather with fringe down seam, pocket with leather button and flap closure on front of each leg; waistband is double thickness of smooth dark brown leather with a pressed floral band in two pieces that lace together center front, left side has a metal buckle attached by a leather strap, right side has an attached leather belt; reinforcing pieces of leather are sewn at top inside and outside edges of each leg; bottoms of legs have an extra cuff sewn on; outline stitching throughout is done with heavy cream thread-some by machine but most looks hand sewn.
Accession Number:
1.69.2351

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