Trousers

Trousers
Title
Trousers
Date 
1856-1885
Medium 
Wool, gilt, linen, metal, bone
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 44 in. ( 3.8 x 31.8 x 111.8 cm )
Description 
Dark blue wool artillery trousers with 1 1/8" red stripe down the outsides of the legs trimmed with gilt lacing at the outer edges; button fly at the front has 5 buttons up the center, fabric tab at the top which fastensfrom the inside to the waistband at the right, 4 suspender buttons around the waistband; right side watch pocket beneath waistband beside red stripe, vertical slit pockets on both sides at the back edge of stripe; 2 straps on the back beneath waistband which buckle together at the center on rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; pockets lined with white linen, waistband lined with black linen, leg hems lined with white linen; all buttons metal except 2 buttons for boot straps at the ankle inside each leg, made of carved bone.
Credit Line 
Purchase
Object Number 
Z.2604
Marks 
stamped: around outer edge of each metal button face: "C.M.CORDELL / NEW YORK" cast: rear buckle frame: "1856" handwritten: on tag attached to buckle: "PURCHASED BY THE SOCIETY / ZOOKS / & CAPT. / WAYNES / UNIFORMS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group