Officer's Shabraque

This shabraque is post-1876 when the 11th were officially allowed to display the Prince-Consort's crest. Before this, the design was similar, from 1856, but with a numeral 11 in place of the crest. The edge is covered in a broad crimson cloth strip with two gold strips on top. The crown is the Geulphic crown and the sphinx of Egypt is solid silver. All this is repeated the other side of the horse with the sphinx facing the other way. The front part of the shabraque has the Victorian cypher with Geulphic crown.

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