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Trousers

Trousers
Title
Trousers
Date 
1942
Medium 
Wool, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 13 x 43 in. ( 7 x 33 x 109.2 cm )
Description 
Navy blue wool serge Navy trousers; 2 button horizontal fly, 4 button vertical fly at each hip; vertical slit pockets at the front on each side of the waistband, left pocket zips closed; trousers lace up the back seam.
Credit Line 
Gift of H. Maxson Holloway
Object Number 
1946.39b
Gallery Label 
These trousers are part of a uniform worn by H. Maxson Holloway when he served as a Yeoman 1st Class in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The Society owns several of his wartime uniforms; as a collection, they represent a wide range of different styles of Naval uniforms across the span of the war.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group