Wool, cotton, plastic, metal
Overall: 3 x 14 1/2 x 43 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 36.8 x 110.5 cm )
Gray wool officer's trousers with 3" black wool stripe down the side of each leg with narrow gilt lacing at the center; 5 button fly with hook and eye at the top, a tab at the top left which fastens to interior button; 6 buttons around the waistband, right side watch pocket beneath waistband, vertical slit pockets behind the stripes; 2 rear horizontal slit pockets; waistband and pockets lined with white cotton; all buttons are black plastic.
Gift of Colonel Mortimer Lasky
These trousers were worn by Colonel Mortimer Lasky when he served as a Major in the 23rd Regiment (106th Infantry), New York National Guard, ca. 1930-1940. This regiment was a Brooklyn unit. The Society also owns other pieces of Lasky's uniforms.
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