Legging

1986.2112.2c

Category
Creation Date
1918
1918 – 1919
Materials

Dimensions

15.240 cm. W x 24.130 cm. L Item (Overall)

Description
Pair of tan canvas leggings, part of a United States Army Uniform from World War I / WWI. The leggings have hooks on one side and a long, round lace on the other side. The lace gets looped over each hook and pulled tight. There is a strap and buckle on the bottom of each legging. This strap fits under the wearer's boot to hold the legging in place. They were used by Matthew Malyon in France and Germany during WWI.

Related People and Organizations
Malyon, Bessie
Malyon, Matthew

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