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Pugri, 11th King Edward's Own Lancers (Probyn's Horse), 1913 (c)

A pugri is a type of turban. This example is dark blue with gold striping and was designed to be wound around a red and gold embroidered kullah (a type of skull cap). It belongs to a dress uniform worn by Major J A C May-Somerville of the 11th King Edward's Own Lancers (Probyn's Horse). The dress uniform of this regiment was one of the most extravagant in the Indian Army.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1956-02-882-11


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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