Trousers

Object Number: 
1946.118b
Date: 
1942
Medium: 
Polyester, cotton, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 16 1/4 x 47 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 41.3 x 121.3 cm )
Marks: 
impressed: on face of each button: "*BROOKS BROS.* / N.Y."
Description: 
Pair of olive drab polyester trousers; 7 button fly; 6 belt loops around the waistband; right side horizontal slit watch pocket beneath the waistband; vertical slit pockets at the side seams; 2 horizontal slit pockets at the rear that button closed; waist and pockets lined with white cotton, 6 button around the inside of the waistband; waist and pockets lined with white cotton.
Gallery Label: 
This shirt is part of a uniform worn by Paul H. Downing when he served as Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Corps during World War II. He was Commanding Officer of the Rochester (New York) region, Materiel Command.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group