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Man's Shorts
about 1950-1960
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Clothing Maker:Made by Unknown
Machine-stitched wool and cotton, with elastic, metal zipper and snaps, metal buckle and vinyl belt lining
Primary Dimensions (length x width across top): 23 x 16in. (58.4 x 40.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Man's heather gray twill-woven wool shorts. The front of the shorts are pleated into the waistband. A self-fabric belt, stitched at the sides, crosses the front and buckles over the top of the fly. A metal zipper closes the fly. Two in-seam pockets are in front, and two welted pockets are in back. The left back pocket has a button closure. A strip of elastic is inserted across the back of the waistband; the elastic exits the waistband near the sides and fastens to a choice of two snaps to adjust the fit. The back of the belt is lined with brown vinyl. The waistband lining and pocket bags are made of white twill-woven cotton.
Object Number: 1995.30.45
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