Tuesday, 10 November 2020

1780s Casaquin Jacket in Plum Corded Velvet

 Pattern: My own drafting, based loosely on a pattern from The Cut of Women's Clothes I have been altering for a while. 

Fabric: 100% Cotton velvet, corded. Today we would call it corduroy, which comes from French for "cord of the king". 

Measurements:
Chest: 40-42"
Waist: 34-36"
Hip: Free
Back Width: 15"
Upper Arm: 14.5" max
Hem: 35.5" walking length. 




















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