Talk:Pantalon rouge

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Did you know nomination[edit]

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The result was: promoted by Bruxton (talk) 15:48, 17 May 2023 (UTC)[reply]

1914 pantalon rouge
1914 pantalon rouge
  • ... that French Army infantrymen wore red trousers (example pictured) from 1829 until 1914? Source: "(27 oct. 1820) l'in- fanterie légère (23, 27 octobre 1820) re- çurent l'habit et le pantalon de couleur bleue. Le 26 juillet 1829 le pantalon devint rouge garance" from: L'intermédiaire des chercheurs et curieux (in French). Benj. Duprat, Libraire de l'Institut. 1919. pp. 37–38. Google Translate renders this as: "But the regiments reappeared, the line (October 27, 1820) the light infantry (October 23, 27, 1820) received blue coats and trousers. On July 26, 1829 the trousers became madder red." and "it. A decision that had origin-ally been economic, adopted to encourage the French madder industryin 1829, had become sentimental to the point of absurdity ... Red had to be dispensed with and the resulting dull blue andwhite fabric was dubbed “bleu horizon” and universally adopted as ofDecember 1914" from: Matthews David, Alison (2003). "Decorated Men: Fashioning the French Soldier, 1852-1914". Fashion Theory. 7 (1): 32.

Created by Dumelow (talk). Self-nominated at 10:29, 16 May 2023 (UTC). Post-promotion hook changes for this nom will be logged at Template talk:Did you know nominations/Pantalon rouge; consider watching this nomination, if it is successful, until the hook appears on the Main Page.[reply]

General: Article is new enough and long enough
Policy: Article is sourced, neutral, and free of copyright problems
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QPQ: Done.

Overall: @Dumelow: Good article. Onegreatjoke (talk) 17:44, 16 May 2023 (UTC)[reply]

Promoted original hook to Prep with pshaw yesterday but the nomination did not close Bruxton (talk) 15:48, 17 May 2023 (UTC)[reply]