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French Colonel’s Uniform

Schools Waterloo 200

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About this Artefact by: Waterloo 200 Coordinator

Date added: 13 Mar 2015

This pelisse, gilet and dolman, made of superfine wool cloth, with gold metal lace and buttons, belonged to Colonel Marbot of the 7eme Hussars. The gilet (waistcoat) is scarlet, the pelisse and dolman (outer and inner coats) are dark green. The pelisse is trimmed with grey fur. The shako is cloth over felt, with a leather peak and fall, gold metallic cord and tricolor cockade.The pantaloons would also have been scarlet.

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Thanks to the Musee de l'Armee

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