Added Jan 20, 2011
A lilac silk and cotton brocade caraco, based on an original in the Snowshill Manor collection, as detailed in Patterns of Fashion by Janet Arnold. The pattern was drafted from her drawings and the graph she made of the jacket pieces.
The pleated ribbon trim is based on similar trim on several extant 18th C garments.
The petticoats are based on extant 18th century petticoats on the V&A, The Museum of London, and the Kyoto Institute.
The brocade and satin are blends of silk and cotton. The lining is cotton shirting. There is an under petticoat of cotton and linen blend. The fichu is silk chiffon with hand rolled hems.
The pleated ribbon and the edges of the caraco are hand stitched.
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