About this object

  • ID:

    A7558

  • Production date:

    c. 1750

  • Location:

    In Store

  • 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

  • Materials

    wool; linen; silk; silver

  • Last Updated

    2018-09-26

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    4

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related Event

    War of the Austrian Succession 1740-1748 (referenced)

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