overall a: 9 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 24.8 x 8.6 cm ) overall b: 9 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 23.5 x 8.6 cm )
White silk jersey machine knit gloves, hemmed at the wrist.
Gift of the Estate of Chester A. Smith
These gloves were worn by Congressman Cornelius Amory Pugsley at the funeral services of William McKinley (1843-1901) on September 17, 1901 in Washington, D.C. President McKinley was shot by an anarchist in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, and died eight days later.
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