Esther Longhurst

Esther Longhurst

Esther Longhurst
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Early Regency French "Merveilleuses" caraco - late 18c - Circa 1795/1800 Directoire jacket or caraco for young women inspired by the "à la cavalière" fashion from England at the late 18th c. Silk pekin taffeta green and blue brocaded with small moons n bouquets, Bonaparte's Egyptian Campaign. Fully piped with pale yellow braid. Very long sleeves oversized and widely covering hands. six buttons each hand. waist 58 cm, 31 cm shoulders, sleeves 55 cm, height of back 26 cm, front height  16 cm.

Early Regency French "Merveilleuses" caraco - late 18c - Circa 1795/1800 Directoire jacket or caraco for young women inspired by the "à la cavalière" fashion from England at the late 18th c. Silk pekin taffeta green and blue brocaded with small moons n bouquets, Bonaparte's Egyptian Campaign. Fully piped with pale yellow braid. Very long sleeves oversized and widely covering hands. six buttons each hand. waist 58 cm, 31 cm shoulders, sleeves 55 cm, height of back 26 cm, front height 16 cm.

Белка прогулочное зелено-полосатый ампир к Бородино - Joys Potapova - Picasa Web Albums

Белка прогулочное зелено-полосатый ампир к Бородино - Joys Potapova - Picasa Web Albums

http://www.historicalsewing.com/wp-content/uploads/Long-Sleeves-Persuasion2.jpg.  Stand up collar, use of braid, and pleats in front

http://www.historicalsewing.com/wp-content/uploads/Long-Sleeves-Persuasion2.jpg. Stand up collar, use of braid, and pleats in front

Spencer jacket sewn entirely by hand, using my pattern as the base and embellishing from there to...WOW! Beautifully done.

Spencer jacket sewn entirely by hand, using my pattern as the base and embellishing from there to...WOW! Beautifully done.

Chemisette - piece of clothing worn to fill in the front and neckline of any garment. Give the appearance of a blouse or shirt worn under the outer garment without adding bulk at the waist or upper arm.

Chemisette - piece of clothing worn to fill in the front and neckline of any garment. Give the appearance of a blouse or shirt worn under the outer garment without adding bulk at the waist or upper arm.