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Colchester Historeum

Uniform, Pants


Accession number: 2015.159.2
Category: Status Symbols
Object type: Men's
Date: 1950 – 1970
Materials: Polyester, wool
Measurements: 110 cm L x 83 cm W76cm for the inseam, 83cm in the waist (width)
Description: Blue military dress pants with 3 1/2cm gold strips up the sides. The bottom leg has straps used to hold pants down straight in shoes. Used for formal functions only. Worn by Lorne Black from the 1950s-1970s.
History of Use: Used in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a dress uniform.