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Dress trousers

Dress trousers
Title
Dress trousers
Date 
1870-1877
Medium 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 46 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 47 x 117.5 cm )
Description 
Gray wool dress trousers with 1" black stripe down the side of each leg; 5 button fly has a tab at the left at the top which fastens to interior button, 8 buttons around waistband, watch pocket on right side, slit pockets on front and back (2 each); back has 2 straps beneath the waistband which buckles at the center; waist and pockets lined with white cotton twill fabric.
Credit Line 
Gift of Henry Pearl Talmadge
Object Number 
1934.76b
Gallery Label 
This pair of dress trousers were worn by Henry Pearl Talmadge when he was a private in Company K, 7th Regiment, New York National Guard, 1870-1877.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group