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.