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SHRV red and green diced knitted hose
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SHRV red and green diced knitted hose

Pair of Sutherland Highland Rifle Volunteers red and green diced knitted hose with ribbed ankle and cuff at top.

These were given with the uniform of a Colour Sergeant Instructor of 1st Sutherland Highland Rifle Volunteers between 1881 and 1908, which belonged to William Bethune of Bonar Bridge. The hose to match the uniform should be the Seaforth diced red and white. Diced red and green hose was worn by the 79th Cameron Highlanders.
Picture added on 17 June 2012 at 11:01
Comments:
Red and green hose were adopted by the Sutherland Highland Rifle Volunteers in 1867. This pair of hose will have been original with the rest of the SHRV uniform

Ref: picture #2543
Ref: picture #10659

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