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Trousers

Trousers
Title
Trousers
Date 
1880-1900
Medium 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 15 x 45 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 38.1 x 116.2 cm )
Description 
Dark blue wool trousers of Grand Army of the Republic uniform with light blue piping down the side of each leg; 4 button fly, top button fastens on the interior, there is a tab to the left at the top which fastens to a button on the waistband; 6 buttons around the waistband, right side watch pocket beneath the waistband, vertical slit pockets behind each stripe; right rear pocket, 2 straps beneath the waistband which buckle at the center to rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; all buttons plain metal, unmarked; waist area lined with white cotton with blue and gray pin stripes, pockets and fly lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Walter F. Davis
Object Number 
1948.428c
Gallery Label 
According to the accession record, these trousers were part of a Zouave uniform, but that description does not match up with this garment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group