Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 1 1/2 x 14 x 47 3/4 in. ( 3.8 x 35.6 x 121.3 cm )
stamped: on face of each button: "BOYLAN & CO. / N.Y." stamped: in ink, on tag affixed to right pocket lining: "R1786" handwritten: in ink, on opposite side of tag affixed to right pocket lining: "0483"
Blue trousers with 1 3/4" white stripe down the side of each leg; 4 button fly with fabric tab at the top to the left which fastens to a button on the inside of the waistband, 6 buttons around the waistband; right side horizontal slit watch pocket beneath the waistband, vertical slit pockets at the hip behind the stripe, no rear pockets; 2 straps at the back beneath the waistband which fasten at the center on rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; waist and pockets lined with white cotton.
These trousers are part of a uniform worn by Henry Wolff (1873-1950), when he served in the 108th Regiment of the New York National Guard during the time of the Spanish-American War.
Gift of Mrs. Henry Wolff
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