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Indian War Army Issue Muskrat or Buffalo Gauntlets

$195

Indian War Army Issue Muskrat or Buffalo Gauntlets – This pair of U.S. Army issue mittens or gauntlets, as enumerated in the Army Quartermaster Specifications for 1884-1887, were constructed of “Muskrat Skin, With Buckskin Palms… in Sizes 9, 10 and 11”. This pair are in excellent condition and are lined in an off-green, high ribbed corduroy. These gauntlets bespeak the frigid winters on the open Plains.