mismarked

adjective
mis·​marked | \ˌmis-ˈmärkt \
variants: or less commonly mis-marked

Definition of mismarked 

: having incorrect markings a mismarked ballot specifically, of a purebred animal : having markings that are not in accordance with the standards of a breed If you want one [a Great Dane] for a companion only, ask for a slightly or heavily mismarked one. — Beryl Lee Booker

First Known Use of mismarked

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mismarked was circa 1847

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