Men's Sleeve Garters, Circa 1930
Description
Media Type
Object
Item Type
Clothing & dress
Description
These men`s sleeve garters are navy with orange stitching and adjustable buckles. These came into fashion because in the early years mens dress shirts `were only manufactured with extra long sleeves.

Garters allowed for the individual to adjust them to the length they needed. It also served to keep their cuffs clean when working.
Inscriptions
Accesion Number 992.15.1
Date of Original
Circa 1930
Subject(s)
Local identifier
Artifact Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.28336 Longitude: -83.23318
Donor
Donated by Ruth Chevis, belonged to Mrs Chevis` father
Contact
Huron Shores Museum
Email
Agency street/mail address

1 James St. P.O. Box 460

Iron Bridge, ON P0R 1H0

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Men's Sleeve Garters, Circa 1930


These men`s sleeve garters are navy with orange stitching and adjustable buckles. These came into fashion because in the early years mens dress shirts `were only manufactured with extra long sleeves.

Garters allowed for the individual to adjust them to the length they needed. It also served to keep their cuffs clean when working.