Chaps
Chaps
Chaps
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Admiral Digby Museum

Chaps


Accession number: 2011.62.1
Category: Protective Wear
Date: 1800s
Materials: Leather
Measurements: 28.5 cm L x 35.5 cm Diameter
Marks/Label:

Made in England and expressly for George Lugsdin & Co., Toronto, Ontario

Description:

Leather chaps used to protect pants while horseback riding for long periods. Top leather strap broke off where it fastens onto buckle on one of the chaps.

History of Use:

Believed to have been used by a letter carrier in Halifax, Nova Scotia