Wool, cotton, silk, metal
Overall: 1 3/4 x 15 3/4 x 40 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 40 x 103.5 cm )
Gray wool New York National Guard dress trousers with 2 black 1/2" stripes down the side of each leg, black stripes separated by 1/4" white stripe; 4 button fly, top button fastens on the interior, fabric tab at the top which extends to the left and fastens to a button inside; 6 buttons around the waistband; right side watch pocket beneath waistband, horizontal slit pockets at the hips which button closed; 2 straps at the back beneath the waistband which buckle at the center to rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape, no rear pockets; waistband lined with white silk with blue pin stripes, pockets lined with white twill-weave cotton.
Gift of Mr. John C. Mills
stamped: back of watch pocket lining: "F. L. BETTS / D"
handwritten: back of left pocket lining: "F. L. Betts / Co. D 23"
stamped: on buckle frame: "SOLIDE"
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