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Cotton Work Trousers w/ Plaid Linen Covering

  • Catalog #: T.31.L

    Date range: 1855-1865

    Country of origin: United States

    Accession date: 6-8-2023

  • These unique trousers consist of two pair of trousers, sewn over-top of one another. The interior base trousers are made from a coarsely woven, plain weave cotton, with a mix of machine and hand stitching. The overlaid pair is a lightweight linen, that has been cut and sewn into place, over the underlying pair. The pair has been tacked in to place using whip sitches. 

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