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Object Name PANTS
Catalog Number 0985.07.00141
Description Blue jean cloth (wool/cotton blend) with button fly and cinch belt.
Material textile (jean [cotton, wool])
Dimensions L-43 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Made Kentucky
Event evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
Provenance "Pantaloons of Kentucky jeans, woven in Kentucky especially for President [Jefferson] Davis. They were worn by him at the evacuation of Richmond, Va., the night of April 2, 1865, and during his retreat through North and South Carolina."
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
homespun
ersatz
Subjects Civil War, U.S.
Presidents
Clothing & dress
Trousers