Ceremonial Carabinieri uniform. The jacket is dark blue and double breasted with silver colour round buttons. It is cut to hip length in front and is tailed in the back. It has red braid around the cuffs and hem, a red band edging the tails and silver epaulets with white fringes. The trousers are dark blue with a red stripe at each outside leg. The bullet box is made of black leather with button fastening and a gold plant in urn motif on a red badge. The box is empty and has a white leather strap. The boots are black leather ankle length boots with zip fastening on the inside of the foot, they are size 43. The makers stamp on the sole of the boots reads: Gommar and Made in Italy. The hat is a dark blue felt hat with two points and a blue and red feathered plume. It has a silver badge on a red, white and green rosette on the front point.
Carabinieri Association, Vancouver
Late 20th to early 21st century
Circa 1950 - 2010
Donated by Mr Vincenzo Catania, on behalf of the Carabinieri Association of Vancouver.
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"Carabinieri uniform ," in The Vancouver Italian Cultural Centre Museum, Item #7, http://mahria.com/omeka_icc/items/show/7 (accessed August 24, 2016).