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During the reign of George II efforts were made to standardise the uniform of the British Army. A Royal Clothing Warrant was issued in 1751 which introduced new regulations for regimental dress. This uniform predates these reforms. The jacket is made of thick wool and is lined throughout with mustard yellow wool twill, embroidered with silver metal thread. It has a silver braid on the left shoulder. The yellow waistcoat is also made of dense, stiff wool broadcloth embroidered with silver-gilt metal thread. < ...Read more
wool; linen; silk; silver
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