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R. G. Harris) shows this new dress. Two British officers wear the full dress. The white helmet has a spike and a pleated turban around it. The elaborate cuff lacing can be seen on one officer but in the case of the other the cuffs are obscured by gauntlet gloves which are now worn by the Body Guard. Then( are six rows of loops across the front of the tunic. The rest of the dress is regulation includ- ing a large embroidered sabretache. wear the alkalak and the kummerbund had a gold edging which shows at the waist.
White moleskin breeches, Napoleon boots, silver swan-neck spurs and buckskin gloves are mentioned in all the regulations and the other details authorized are as for British officers. gold, the As less, The Lovett picture shows a blue lungi with red stripes on yellow or whole being wrapped round a red kullah. to the British officers, the regulations up to the partition continue to give, the dress as previously described, except that the Napoleon boots give way to more or butcher boots and of course the white helmet follows the fashionable changes of shape.
A black patent for the and pouch, and an oilskin undress shako with silver or plated two scallop The dress pouch is described as solid silver as are the pouchbelt ornaments. A leather 'tache scales. sample of the facing cloth shows it to be a reddish orange. The gth Light Cavalry had train bias lace on the sabretache with the silver devices of 'IX' over 'BLC, 'Bhurtpore' on a large scroll and two small scrolls below with 'Meeanee' and 'Hyderabad'. The ioth Light Cavalry had a sabretache with scallop train bias lace and the devices of 'X' over 'BLC and 'Bhurtpore'.