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Trousers

Trousers
Title
Trousers
Date 
1914-1918
Medium 
Gaberdine, metal, plastic
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 16 x 43 in. ( 3.8 x 40.6 x 109.2 cm )
Description 
Pair of tan-colored gaberdine trousers; zipper fly which buttons at the top; 7 belt loops around the waistband; vertical slit pockets at the side seams; 2 horizontal rear pockets with flaps which button closed; 6 buttons around the inside of the waistband, waistband and pockets lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. John H. Marsching
Object Number 
1948.502c
Marks 
handwritten: inside waistband, right side: "Major John H. Marsching"
Gallery Label 
These trousers are part of a uniform that was worn by Major John H. Marsching when he served in the 2nd Division, A.E.F. U.S. Army, during World War I. The Society also owns the other pieces to this uniform.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group