Officer in Frockcoat, c1850

This style of dark blue frockcoat was peculiar to the 11th and was worn in undress up to the end of the century although after 1855 there was no sword worn with it. It has four rows of black mohair cord instead of the usual broad lace. The undress swordbelt was also peculiar to the 11th. It is brown leather with silver embroidered shapes. After 1855 the undress sword belt was plain black leather. He wears the undress pillbox cap of crimson cloth and gold lace headband that continued in use also until 1900.

Regimental Details | Uniforms


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