Boy's trousers

Boy's trousers
Title
Boy's trousers
Date 
Ca. 1830
Medium 
Silk, linen, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 22 1/2 x 31 in. ( 3.8 x 57.2 x 78.7 cm )
Description 
Dark brown (once black) silk boy's trousers, horizontal flap across the front which fastens with a row of 5 buttons, with suspender buttons, lined with white linen.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. E. K. Bourne
Object Number 
1938.306c
Gallery Label 
According to the accession record, these trousers are part of a boy's Quaker costume worn ca. 1830 in Westchester County; he was related to the Alexander Smith family "of carpet fame."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group