Collar and Skirt Detail 1852


The blue collar, in this sketch, has an embroidered garter star with an oval pewter button in the middle. This would have saved much time and work on embroidery as the words HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE would have had to be sewn for each badge. The same applied to the skirt ornaments which had small round buttons. Officers collar badges and skirt ornaments were fully embroidered in silver, gold, red and blue wire.


Uniforms | Regimental Details




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by Stephen Luscombe