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Short trousers

Short trousers

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1925-1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cordury and cotton, machine stitched and hand stitched

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Ida Carroll

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of boy's short trousers with a button-through fly front. The trousers are of unlined fawn corduroy with carrying loops of self fabric for a belt, and internal facings of brown cotton. The garment has an inset pocket at the waist front and another at the back (both true right); the back pocket has a self fabric flap, and each pocket fastens with a brown composition button and stitched buttonhole.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1925-1935 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Cordury and cotton, machine stitched and hand stitched


Length: 17 cm inside leg

Descriptive line

Pair of short trousers (last worn as part of an amateur dramatics country yokel costume); England, 1925-1935

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail


Corduroy; Cotton


Machine stitching; Hand stitching


Children & Childhood; Children's clothes; Costumes

Production Type

Mass produced


Museum of Childhood

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