Some articles on facings, white facings:
... An attempt was made to have the facings of uniforms standardised English and Welsh regiments would have white facings, Irish regiments would wear green facings ... In 1890, The Buffs succeeded in being allowed to resume the wearing of buff facings ... Within a few years, a number of other regiments had replaced white facings with traditional colours ...
Famous quotes containing the word white:
“The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.”
—Angelina Grimké (18051879)