Pair of boy's breeches
Object Place: United States
45 x 43 cm (17 11/16 x 16 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and silk plain weave with covered buttons
Not On View
Pair of boy’s knee length breeches of heavy white cotton, three self-covered buttons at each knee openging, two self-covered buttons at center front of waist band, (one missing), waist band laced at center back, (lace missing), front flap buttoned to waist band with self-covered buttons; a few small brownish stains; in ink on back of waist band: these breeches were worn in 1758 by my G. Grandfather C. Tuill, by my Grandfather William Babcock, 1786, my Father William Babcock, 1872 and all of their children.
Gift of Mrs. Walter B. Binnian