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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
Clothing & dress