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Trousers

Object Number: 
1950.325c
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Wool, silk, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 45 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 34.3 x 116.2 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: each button: "RICE & DUVAL / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Black wool Naval officer's dress trousers with gilt lacing stripe down the side of each leg; 5 button fly has fabric tab at the top left which fastens to an interior button; 6 buttons around the waistline; vertical pockets behind the stripes, right side watch pocket beneath the waistband, horizontal pockets at the rear, 2 straps at the back which buckle at the center on buckle with double-tongue chape; waistband and pockets lined with white silk.
Gallery Label: 
These Naval officer's trousers were worn by E. J. Sadler. The Society also owns the other pieces of this uniform.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Irving Levy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group