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Mark Mszanski
or Courde du Roi?
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:58pm

Dan -

For the French settlers which as a direct french translation would be the Cloth of the King - A stretch -

Pero seems to be maniacally focused on detail . Weird they chose red -or Yellow - Not exactly camouflage -


  • Re: Mostly of British import?Daniel Buck, Fri Jan 12 2:14pm
    Mark, yea, gaucho dress is a whole other universe. Lots of photo books on gaucho dress, tho gaucho central was really the pampas, not patagonia, which was not settled until the later 19th century &... more
    • or Courde du Roi? — Mark Mszanski, Fri Jan 12 3:58pm
      • Re: or Courde du Roi?Daniel Buck, Fri Jan 12 5:07pm
        Mark, He's a good witness; eye for details. Also dark red is not a bright color, and yellow can cover vegetable hues, like English tweedy colors. More research required. Dan
        • Re: or Courde du Roi?Daniel Buck, Mon Jan 15 6:34am
          Mark, a Bolivian colleague suggested that yellow could be khaki, which was a fabric in style in the bandits' era for country/hunting/sport suits. Dan
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