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Object Name GLOVE
Catalog Number 0985.11.00154, a
Description The two gloves (1 pair) are made of white kid leather with a single button closure at each cuff. Buttons are missing. The inside of the cuffs are marked in blue, "8 1/2." The maker's mark is illegible.
Dimensions L-8.5 inches
Owned William H. Allen
Owner Regiment 1st (Feild's) Tennessee Infantry, Co. L
Provenance William H. Allen wore this pair of white kid gloves on his wedding day in or about 1865. Allen was a 1st Sgt in Co. L, 1st (Feild's) Tennessee Infantry. He joined the company at age 19 and was its Color Bearer.
People Allen, William H.
Subjects weddings
marriage
Accessories
Gloves
Clothing & dress
Garments