Trousers

Trousers
Title
Trousers
Date 
1858-1865
Medium 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 15 1/2 x 47 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 39.4 x 120.6 cm )
Description 
Dark blue wool artillery trousers with red piping on the sides of the legs, from beneath side-seam pockets to hem; 6 button fly; 6 buttons around outside of waistband; watch pocket on the waistband to the right of the fly; no rear pockets, 2 straps at the back beneath waistband which fasten at the center to metal buckle with double-tongued chape; waist and pockets lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Walter S. Poor, Jr.
Object Number 
1947.504b
Gallery Label 
These trousers were worn by Walter S. Poor, Sr. (1836-1906), while he served with Artillery in the Civil War.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group