What are facings?

Some articles on facings, facing:

36th (Herefordshire) Regiment Of Foot - Facings, Battle Honours and Motto
... The facings worn on the red coats of the regiment were green by 1742, when they were illustrated in A Representation of the Clothing of His Majesty’s ... of the Marching Regiments of Foot" where the facings were confirmed as green ... or regimental colour being of the facing colour with the regimental number and title in the centre ...
Somerset Light Infantry - Dress and Insignia - Facings
... From its establishment in 1685 the regiment had a red coat with yellow facings ... A royal warrant of 1751 first regulated the facing colours of the "Marching Regiments of Foot" ... title "Prince Albert's" in 1842 it became a "royal" regiment, and the facings were changed to dark blue ...
Academic Dress Of The University Of Leeds - Gowns
... graduates of the University shall be as follows Licentiates in Dental Surgery black with facings and yoke of middle green with sleeves of elbow length bordered with green ...
7th Light Cavalry - Uniforms and Insignia
... years of its existence the regiment wore red coats with green facings and gold lace ... In 1814 the uniform was changed to dark blue with orange facings ... The distinctive orange facings were changed to buff in 1846 ...
Facing Colour - Other Armies
... The practice of using facing colours to distinguish individual regiments had been widespread in European armies in the 18th century when such decisions were ... different categories of infantry within a particular army, each with its own uniform and facings ... tended to be more variegated and it was not uncommon for each mounted regiment to retain its own facings colours up to 1914 ...