Field Officer's Tunic

The jacket was basically of dark blue cloth, finer than the men's and generally better tailored. The six rows of gold looping across the chest were made up of gold chain gimp. At the extremities of these were netted caps and drops. The jacket was fastened with gold olivets and hooks and eyes. The lace on the collar was of regimental pattern and the braid was in decorative swirls for majors and above. The badges of rank were shown on the gold shoulder-cords. Junior officers had a plain Austrian knot on the sleeve, captains had small circular patterns of braid but field officers had the very decorative pattern seen here.

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