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Trousers

Trousers
Title
Trousers
Date 
1898
Medium 
Wool, cotton, plastic, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 14 1/2 x 46 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 36.8 x 118.1 cm )
Description 
Dark blue wool trousers; 6 button fly; 6 buttons around the waistband; right side horizontal slit watch pocket, vertical slit pockets at the side seams (no rear pockets); 2 straps at the back beneath waistband which fasten on rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; all buttons and buckle frame impressed with "BROOKS BROTHERS"; waist and pockets lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Jorge R. André
Object Number 
1948.139b
Marks 
impressed: on face of each button: "BROOKS BROTHERS" impressed: on buckle frame: "BROOKS BROTHERS"
Gallery Label 
These trousers are part of a uniform worn by G. Creighton Webb (1854-1948) in the Spanish-American War. The black shoulder straps and collar insignia identify him as a staff officer with the department of Inspector General, U.S. Volunteer Army.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group