Historical information

The gaiters, buttoned up the side, cover the leg from the ankle to a point just below the knee. This was appropriate in the time when clergy's travelling would be on horseback but continued into the middle of the 20th century.

Physical description

Pair of black wool with tape binding and 11 fabric covered buttons. They have fabric instep strap and are boned. The gaiters have button holes at the top to attach to britches.