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Object Name Glove
Catalog Number 2003.98.3 A-B
Description Pair of U.S. Navy aviator's gloves made of brown leather with a lining and turned-up cuff of heavy off-white wool. The thumb and index finger have separate compartments, while the other three fingers share a compartment in mitten-fashion. The stencilling on the back of the gloves reads, "U.S.N."
Material leather/wool
Dimensions L-10 inches
People Wolfe, Tracy
Search Terms World War II
U.S. Navy
Subjects War
Aircraft
Airplanes
Military
Military air pilots
Military equipment
World War II
Navy
Classification War
U.S. Navy
Aeronautics
Military
Dimension Details Circumference at the cuff: 16 in
Circumference at body of the glove:
11.5 in
Length is measured from the tip of
the fingers to bottom of cuff
Imagefile 005\2003983 AB.JPG
Year Range from 1941.0
Year Range to 1946.0
Notes Tracy Wolfe was a pilot for the U.S. Navy in World War II. He served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Essex in the Pacific Theatre.