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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