Wool, linen, metal, gilt
Overall: 2 x 13 1/4 x 47 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 33.7 x 120.6 cm )
Dark blue wool serge stirrup-foot dress trousers with 2" wide gilt stripe down the side of each leg; 3 button fly covered with 6 button flap fly; 4 suspender buttons; 2 straps at the center of the back beneath the waistline to buckle on a rectangular buckle with double-tongued chape; a pocket at each hip, right side watch pocket; waistband, pockets and interior fly lined with white linen; all button plain, black-painted metal.
Gift of Mrs. Samuel M. Stanton
stamped: one side of rear buckle: "G. & C. (illeg., 18?)"
stamped: opposite side of rear buckle: "1847"
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