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Catalog Number 2008.048.001B
Description Captain William Matson Swedish Consul General Uniform Pants, c. 1905-1917. black wool pants part of Swedish counsul uniform; 2 diagonal front pockets; proper left front pocket has 2 plastic buttons; 6 black plastic buttons around waist with "Pasquale/San Francisco"; button fly has 5 smaller interior plastic buttons and black satin button at waist; outer pant leg has metallic gold cloth stripes with oak leaf and acorn motif; small buckled strap at back waist; 2 straight slit pockets on rear; interior of waist lined with white satin.
Object Name Slacks
Collection 3D - Clothing
Title Captain William Matson Swedish Consul General Uniform Pants, c. 1905-1917
Date c. 1905-1917
Creator J.M. Janson & Wallgren
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "PASQUALE / SAN FRANCISCO" (inscribed on buttons near waistband)
Provenance Part of Uniform For Swedish Consul General Uniform
BELONGED TO CAPTAIN WILLIAM MATSON, FATHER OF LURLINE MATSON ROTH AND GRANDFATHER OF DONOR
Notes "A consul is an official representative of the government of one state in the territory of another, normally acting to assist and protect the citizens of the consul's own country, and to facilitate trade and friendship between the peoples of the two countries. A consul is distinguished from an ambassador, the latter being a representative from one head of state to another. There can be only one ambassador from one country to another, representing the first country's head of state to that of the second, and his or her duties revolve around diplomatic relations between the two countries; however, there may be several consuls, one in each of several main cities, providing assistance with bureaucratic issues to both the citizens of the consul's own country travelling or living abroad and to the citizens of the country the consul resides in who wish to travel to or trade with the consul's country."
[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consul_(representative) 8/13/2015]
Dimensions H-43 W-16 D-11 inches
Dimension Details dimensions as hanging on mannikin
Search Terms Swedish
Matson, William
Uniforms
Trousers
Subjects Acorn decorations
Uniforms
People Matson, William