16th (The Queen's) Lancers a Trooper's 1856 Pattern Full Dress Lance Cap
A good quality example, black leather skull, dark blue cloth and yellow cord side panels lead up to the black leather top. This with brass oak leaf corner pieces. Yellow and red linen waist band, brass lion's mask side ornaments and a leather lined brass chin chain. Yellow and red woollen rosette, black horse hair plume (the holder of incorrect pattern). Black leather sweat band and oiled linen lining. The brass frontal plate and rosette button are both of post-1902 pattern.