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Uniforms and Textile

Qing's gold-coloured brocade armour

 Qing's gold-coloured brocade armour

 The armour was embroidered in gold thread with pythons. Instead of using metal plates,
 this armour was strengthened with a layer of cotton padding and gilded studs.

 Accession No.: E2002.106
 Length of sleeve: 103cm
 Overall height: 176cm
 


Royal Engineer Captain's full dress

 Royal Engineer Captain's full dress, circa 1902.

 This uniform, dating back to c.1902, is complete with helmet, tunic, overalls, boots,
 pouch belt and slings.

 Accession No.: E95.2127.1-3
 Length of tunic: 66 cm
 Width of tunic: 55 cm
 


 

Guerilla jacket

Guerilla jacket

This jacket was worn by a member of the Hong Kong-Kowloon Independent Brigade, East River Column during the Japanese Occupation.

Accession No.: E98.1428
Length: 72 cm
Width: 172 cm (sleeves included)

Navy flag of the People's Liberation Army

Navy flag of the People's Liberation Army

Accession No.: E2004.1
Length: 69 cm
Width: 89 cm