Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 2 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 46 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 47 x 117.5 cm )
Gray wool dress trousers with 1" black stripe down the side of each leg; 5 button fly has a tab at the left at the top which fastens to interior button, 8 buttons around waistband, watch pocket on right side, slit pockets on front and back (2 each); back has 2 straps beneath the waistband which buckles at the center; waist and pockets lined with white cotton twill fabric.
Gift of Henry Pearl Talmadge
This pair of dress trousers were worn by Henry Pearl Talmadge when he was a private in Company K, 7th Regiment, New York National Guard, 1870-1877.
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