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Military Pants

Description

Navy blue with blue wool piping along pant leg seam; full cut; button front with placket; coin pocket and 2 side pockets with button flap; blue silk waist lining; buckle and strap closure; pant hem is lined with buckram.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
Handwritten in ink in watch pocket: ""Maj Savage 32 3/4"".
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Civil War
civil wars
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
military uniforms
PANTS
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
trousers
wool (textile)
Associated events
Civil War (1861-1865)
Accession Number
1929.627A
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Otis Porter
GUSN
91

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