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Trousers

Trousers
Title
Trousers
Date 
Ca. 1917
Medium 
Wool, cotton, silk, horn
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 15 x 42 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 38.1 x 108.6 cm )
Description 
Olive drab wool Army General's dress trousers with 3 button fly and metal hook and eye at the top; 6 belt loops and 3 buttons around the waistband; horizontal slit watch pocket on the right beneath the waistband, vertical slit pockets at the hips along the side seams; 2 rear pockets with flaps which button closed; legs terminate into puttees which button closed with 8 buttons, thigh and calves reinforced with double fabric; waistband, fly and pockets lined with olive drab twill-weave cotton, 4 buttons at the front of interior waistband; all buttons made of horn.
Credit Line 
Gift of Robert Lee Bullard
Object Number 
1932.170b
Marks 
handwritten: inside left pocket lining: "17 / 1547"
Gallery Label 
These dress trousers form part of a uniform collection donated to the Society by Major General Robert Lee Bullard, and were probably worn by Colonel S. Y. Seyburn. The Society also owns to coat which corresponds to these trousers.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group