French Cavalry Officer’s Kepi Ca 1876

FRENCH CAVALRY OFFICER’S KEPI From 1876 TO 1886  Made on Famous Fauberg Rue St. Honore by Augustin Donny Officers’ ranks were shown by gold or silver braiding on the kepi. The different branches were distinguished by the colors of the cap. Cavalry normally wore shakos or plumed helmets, reserving red kepis with light or dark blue bands […]