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Trousers

Object Number: 
1967.26b
Date: 
1875
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 17 1/2 x 49 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 44.4 x 125.7 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: inside, on right pocket lining: "33 3 / Lt G E Ide / Jany 5 75 QM" stamped: on buckle frame: "PARIS"
Description: 
Dark blue wool trousers with 1 3/4" gilt stripe along the side of each leg; 6 button fly, top 2 buttons fasten on the inside; 6 buttons around with waistband, a horizontal pocket at the front of each hip; 2 straps at the back which fasten at the center with rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; waist and pockets lined with cotton.
Gallery Label: 
These trousers are part of a uniform worn by George Elmore Ide, who served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1861-1881.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Jay Ide
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group