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>>1875 American cowboy
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Subject: cowboy
Culture: Western American
Setting: Range Wars, American West late 19th-early 20thc.
Object: costume











* Fort Worth Museum of Science and History > Cattle Raisers Museum














​* Fort Worth Museum of Science and History > Cattle Raisers Museum
"CHAPS, STEP-IN OR STOVE-PIPE, c1870-1890  
Leather, brass, cotton
Chaps were worn over pants as protective clothing when riding through brushy terrain.  This stove-pipe design was used by early cowboys." ...