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Old January 18, 2013, 09:36 AM   #9
Join Date: April 22, 2010
Location: Port Crane, NY
Posts: 31
Thanks, guys! The coat is "madder red", the same shade as British infantry enlisted coats of the 1700s. Madder is a root that provides sort of a brick-red color as a dye. (Officers' scarlet coats used a stronger, more expensive red dye.)

The "monmouth cap" is knitted from orange-ish yarn. Not exactly Day-Glo, but fairly noticeable!

We try to get like-minded folks together for a period deer hunt each season. Loads of fun! Here's another pic from that same day:

Brian Carp
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