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Man’s Gaiters or Spatterdashes for Infantry, Militia and Civilians c. 1790 – 1820 (KK4801)

Man’s Gaiters or Spatterdashes for Infantry, Militia and Civilians c. 1790 – 1820 (KK4801)

17,00 

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Description

Includes full scale patterns and directions for seven styles of gaiters, plus three tongue (piece over the toe of the shoe) variations. This gives a total of twenty-one variations in one pattern. Gaiters give protection for the stockings, feet and ankles. For military use, these should be made in Canvas and “Blacked” or made according to regulations. They can be made of sturdy linen for civilians. The height is for mid-calf with info on alterations and fitting. Ladies might even like to try them in linen or cotton for outdoor activities! With some slight alterations the gaiters are suitable for a variety of other eras, too!

Sizes XS- 3XL included.