Jodhpurs

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Title:
Jodhpurs
Date: 
1917-1918
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 15 1/2 x 41 in. ( 5.1 x 39.4 x 104.1 cm )
Date End: 
1 918
Description: 
Pair of camel-colored wool jodhpurs; double fly, 6 buttons down the center, 4 buttons on an extension to the left, which fastens to a cotton tab inside; 7 belt loops around the waistband; horizontal slit right side watch pocket beneath waistband, vertical slit pockets at the side seams, diagonal slit rear pockets; lacing at the sides of the calves, with 3 buttons at the bottom; waistband and pockets lined with white cotton.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John B. Walker
Object Number: 
1942.444b
Gallery Label: 
These jodhpurs were worn by Dr. John B. Walker, while he served as a colonel in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army during World War I. He was commanding officer of Base Hospital No. 116, Army Expeditionary Forces, and later consultant to the government during demobilization. He was awarded a distinguished service medal in 1922 for his work "standardizing and supervising the treatment of the wounded suffering from gun-shot fractures."
Date Begin: 
1917
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group