Trosuers

Object Number: 
1946.120b
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 )
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 / Nam
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group