Black Silk Cockade

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Court Uniform And Dress In The United Kingdom - Men's Court Dress - Detailed Descriptions - New Style Court Dress
... dress, worn from the 1840s, comprised a dark, frequently black, cloth (or silk-velvet) single-breasted dress coat (lined with black silk, except for the tail, which was white), with ... This was worn with a white satin or black silk collarless waistcoat, and white neckcloth ... For drawing rooms matching breeches with white silk stockings, and a white neck-cloth was worn ...

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