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 Household ... of the Marching Regiments of Foot" where the facings were confirmed as green ... in Roman numerals and the second or regimental colour being of the facing colour with the regimental number and title in the centre ...
7th Light Cavalry - Uniforms and Insignia
... early 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 largely left to commanding officers ... within a particular army, each with its own uniform and facings ... uncommon for each mounted regiment to retain its own facings colours up to 1914 ...
Academic Dress Of The University Of Leeds - Gowns
... 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 outside ...
Somerset Light Infantry - Dress and Insignia - Facings
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" ... in 1842 it became a "royal" regiment, and the facings were changed to dark blue ...