Trousers

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
Marks 
stamped: on each button: "LAND CRAWFORD & CO." stamped: on buckle frame: "PARIS"
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