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Trousers

Title:
Trousers
Date: 
1860-1875
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 20 1/2 x 49 in. ( 2.5 x 52.1 x 124.5 cm )
Description: 
Navy blue or black wool trousers; 5 button fly which extends slightly to the left with 2 buttons which fasten inside to a fabric strap, right side horizontal slit watch pocket at the top of the waist (no waistband), 2 straps at the back which fasten at the center to rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; waist and watch pocket lined with white cotton, fly lined with brown cotton, inside edges of fly are pinked.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Leonard Nicoll
Object Number: 
1949.314c
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession record, these trousers are part of a uniform worn by William Leonard Nicoll (1842-1887) when he served as Chief-Engineer in the U.S. Navy.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group