Trousers : United States Marine Corps

Accession Number REL34330.004
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Cotton, Elastic, Nylon, Plastic
Maker Propper International, Inc
Place made United States of America
Date made Unknown
Conflict Iraq, 2003-2013

United States Marine Corps trousers in digital Desert Marine Camouflage Pattern (MARPAT) fabric. The trousers have a plastic button fly and slash pockets at the hip. At the side of each leg is an expanding patch pocket with an elasticised opening and flap covering secured by a single plastic button. The button is missing from the left pocket. Seven belt loops are sewn around the partially elasticised waistband. On the back of the trousers are two inset pockets with a flap opening secured by two plastic buttons. An embroidered patch sewn above the right pocket reads 'ECKENDORF'. The knees and seat of the trousers are reinforced. Sewn to the inside are two labels with manufacturing details and care instructions.

History / Summary

Trousers worn by a member of the United States Marine Corps serving in Iraq in 2005. The Desert Marine Pattern Camouflage (MARPAT) used by the United States Marine Corps is a digitally generated pattern made up of number of small coloured pixels. The United States Marine Corps insignia is also printed in the fabric at regular intervals.