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Regimental Lace Pattern

Discussion in 'Historical References, Literature & Media Review' started by Nap, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    Hi Everyone

    Found this while researching for a review coming up

    Nap

    Samples of Regimental Lace and Facing Cloth
    from The Lace Book in the Royal Library,
    Windsor Castle, circa 1768.



    Regiments 1-70

    1768 Warrant Description and Description of Sample in Lace Book

    1st Foot "Royal Reg't"
    [IMG] Blue Double Worm Blue chain worm centered on lace

    2nd Foot "Queens Royal Reg't"
    [IMG]
    Blue Stripe Blue stripe near outer edge

    3rd Foot "Buff's"
    [IMG] Yellow, Black, and Red Stripes Yellow, black, and red stripes on outer half of lace

    4th Foot "King's Own"
    [IMG] Blue Stripe Wide blue stripe centered on lace

    5th Foot
    [IMG] Two Red Stripes Narrow red stripes on both edges

    6th Foot
    [IMG] Yellow and Red Stripes Narrow yellow stripe along inner edge, red stripe along outer edge

    7th Foot "Royal Fuzileers"
    [IMG] Blue Stripe Wide blue stripe near outer edge

    8th Foot "King's Reg't"
    [IMG] Blue and Yellow Stripe Blue stripe centered on lace, wide yellow stripe against blue

    9th Foot
    [IMG] Two Black Stripes Black stripes on both edges

    10th Foot
    [IMG] Blue Stripe Narrow blue stripe on outer edge

    11th Foot
    [IMG] Two Red, and Two Green Stripes Red stripes on inner and outer edge, narrow green stripe against red stripes

    12th Foot
    [IMG] Yellow, Crimson, and Black Stripes Narrow Black stripe on outer edge, narrow crimson stripe on inner edge, and narrow yellow stripe centered on lace.

    13th Foot
    [IMG] Yellow Stripe Wide yellow stripe centered on lace

    14th Foot
    [IMG] Blue and Red Worm, and Buff Stripe Wide blue and red diagonal worm on outer edge, narrow buff stripe on inner edge

    15th Foot
    [IMG] Yellow and Black Worm, and Red Stripe Wide yellow and black diagonal worm on outer edge, narrow red stripe on inner edge

    16th Foot
    [IMG] Crimson Stripe Narrow crimson stripe on outer edge

    17th Foot
    [IMG] Two Blue, and One Yellow Stripe Wide yellow stripe near outer edge, bordered by narrow blue stripes

    18th Foot "Royal Irish"
    [IMG] Blue Stripe Narrow blue stripe on inner edge

    19th Foot
    [IMG] Two Stripes, Red and Green Red stripe on outer edge with green stripe against red, and thin red stripe on inner edge with thin green stripe against the red

    20th Foot
    [IMG] Red and a Black Stripe Narrow red stripe on inner edge, narrow black stripe near outer edge
  2. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    21st Foot
    [IMG] Blue Stripe Narrow blue stripe on outer edge

    22nd Foot
    [IMG] One Blue, and One Red Stripe Blue stripe on outer edge, with red stripe against blue.

    23rd Foot "Royal Welch Fuzileers"
    [IMG] Red, Blue, and Yellow Stripes Narrow yellow stripe near inner edge with wider blue stripe and then red stripe

    24th Foot
    [IMG] One Red and One Green Stripe Narrow red stripe near inner edge, with green stripe centered on lace

    25th Foot
    [IMG] Blue, Yellow, and Red Stripe Narrow red stripe centered on lace, narrow blue stripe on outer edge, and wide yellow stripe between red and blue stripes

    26th Foot
    [IMG] One Blue, and Two Yellow Stripes Narrow yellow stripe on inner edge, narrow blue stripe centered on lace, narrow yellow stripe on outer edge

    27th Foot "Inniskilling Reg't"
    [IMG] One Blue, and One Red Stripe Narrow blue stripe on outer edge, narrow red stripe on inner edge

    28th Foot
    [IMG] One Yellow, and Two Black Stripes Narrow black stripes on inner and outer edges, narrow yellow stripe centered on lace

    29th Foot
    [IMG] Two Blue, and One Yellow Stripe Narrow blue stripes on inner and outer edges, narrow yellow stripe centered on lace

    30th Foot
    [IMG] Sky-Blue Stripe Wide sky-blue stripe on outer edge

    31st Foot
    [IMG] Blue and Yellow Worm, and small Red Stripe Narrow red stripe on inner edge, blue and yellow diagonal worm on outer edge

    32nd Foot
    [IMG] Black Worm, and a Black Stripe Narrow black stripe on inner edge, black V-worm on outer edge

    33rd Foot
    [IMG] Red Stripe in the Middle Narrow red stripe centered on lace

    34th Foot
    [IMG] Blue and Yellow Worm, and Red Stripe Narrow red stripe on inner edge, blue and yellow diagonal worm on outer edge

    35th Foot
    [IMG] One Yellow Stripe Narrow yellow stripe on inner edge

    36th Foot
    [IMG] One Red and One Green Stripe Narrow green stripe centered on lace, narrow red stripe on outer edge

    37th Foot
    [IMG] Red and a Yellow Stripe Wide yellow stripe centered on lace, wide red stripe against yellow on outer edge

    38th Foot
    [IMG] Two Red, and One Yellow Stripe Narrow red stripes on both edges, narrow yellow stripe centered on lace

    39th Foot
    [IMG] Light Green Stripe Wide green stripe on outer edge

    40th Foot
    [IMG] Red and a Black Stripe Narrow red stripe on inner edge, narrow black stripe on outer edge
  3. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    Invalids
    [IMG] Blue buttonhole twist

    42nd Foot "Royal Highlanders"
    [IMG] Red Stripe Narrow red stripe near outer edge

    43rd Foot
    [IMG] Red and a Black Stripe Red stripe near outer edge, black stripe near inner edge

    44th Foot
    [IMG] Blue, Yellow, and Black Stripes Narrow blue stripe near inner edge, yellow stripe centered on lace, narrow black stripe near outer edge

    45th Foot
    [IMG] Green Stripe Green ivy-style stripe centered on lace

    46th Foot
    [IMG] Red and Purple Worms Red diagonal stripe outside of center, purple diagonal stripe inside of center

    47th Foot
    [IMG] One Red, and Two Black Stripes Narrow black stripes on inner and outer edges, narrow red stripe centered on lace

    48th Foot
    [IMG] Black and a Red Stripe Narrow black stripe near inner edge, narrow red stripe near outer edge

    49th Foot
    [IMG] Two Red, and One Green Stripe Narrow red stripes on inner and outer edges, narrow green stripe centered on lace

    50th Foot
    [IMG] Red Stripe Red stripe centered on lace

    51st Foot
    [IMG] Green Worm Stripe Green chain worm on outer edge

    52nd Foot
    [IMG] Red Worm, and One Orange Stripe Orange stripe near inner edge, red V-worm on outer edge

    53rd Foot
    [IMG] Red Stripe Red stripe centered on lace

    54th Foot
    [IMG] Green Stripe Light green stripe centered on lace

    55th Foot
    [IMG] Two Green Stripes Narrow green stripes near inner and outer edges

    56th Foot
    [IMG] Pink-colour Stripe Dark pink stripe centered on lace

    57th Foot
    [IMG] Black Stripe Black stripe centered on lace

    58th Foot
    [IMG] Red Stripe Red stripe centered on lace

    59th Foot
    [IMG] Red and Yellow Stripe Red stripe outside of center, yellow stripe inside of center

    60th Foot
    [IMG] Two Blue Stripes Narrow blue stripe on inside edge, blue stripe near outer edge
  4. Nap Forum Moderator

    Country:
    England
    61st Foot
    [IMG] Blue Stripe Blue stripe near outer edge

    62nd Foot
    [IMG] Two Blue, and One Straw-Coloured Stripe Narrow blue stripes near inner and outer edges, straw coloured stripe centered on lace

    63rd Foot
    [IMG] very small Green Stripe Narrow green stripe on inner edge

    64th Foot
    [IMG] Red and Black Stripe Red stripe inside of center, black stripe near outer edge

    65th Foot
    [IMG] Red and Black Worm, and a Black Stripe Narrow black stripe near inside edge, red and black diagonal worm near outer edge

    66th Foot
    [IMG] One Crimson and Green, and One Green Stripe Narrow crimson stripe near inside edge, green stripe outside of center and crimson stripe against the green stripe

    67th Foot
    [IMG] Yellow, Purple, and Green Stripes Yellow stripe near inside edge, purple stripe against yellow, green stripe near outer edge

    68th Foot
    [IMG] Yellow and Black Stripes Yellow stripe near inner edge, black stripe near outer edge

    69th Foot
    [IMG] One Red, and Two Green Stripes Narrow green stripes on inner and outer edges, narrow red stripe centered on lace

    70th Foot
    [IMG] Narrow Black Worm Stripe Narrow black diagonal worm stripe centered on lace







    Note: The Grenadier Book in the Prince Consort's Library in Aldershot shows a grenadier from each Regiment of Foot. The grenadiers lace for the 6th Foot, 28th Foot, and 46th Foot are different than those depicted in The Lace Book.
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