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Trosuers

Trosuers
Title
Trosuers
Date 
1942
Medium 
Wool, cotton, silk, metal, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 47 in. ( 3.8 x 41.9 x 119.4 cm )
Description 
Khaki-colored worsted wool summer uniform trousers; zipper fly with one button at the top at the waistband; 7 belt loops around the waistband; right side horizontal slit pocket beneath the waistband, vertical slit pockets at the side seams, horizontal slit right rear pocket, horizontal left rear pocket with a flap which buttons closed; waistband and fly lined with brown silk, pockets lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Object Number 
1946.120b
Marks 
handwritten: inside, on right pocket lining: "DOWLING (sic) / 394 [stricken] / 31 / 1.T. 3 / 6942 / 89 / 10 / (illeg.) [stricken] / 3005 [stricken]" printed: inside, on label on right pocket lining: "ROYAL UNIFORMS / 257 Fourth Ave. New York City / Name / Date / No. / W / L / Seat / Bot." handwritten: inside, on label on right pocket lining: "Major P H Downing / 5/18/42 / A36811 / 37 1/2 / 33 / 41 1/2" handwritten: inside, on underside of right rear pocket lining: "X15F RUSH / 4544 / 4805 / 372 / 629"
Gallery Label 
These trousers are part of a uniform worn by Paul H. Downing during World War II. Downing served in the Air Corps as commanding officer of the Rochester (N.Y.) Region, Materiel Command.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group