|This group of jackets uses one basic body with front, sleeve, cuff, skirt and length variations. Each view is composed of different pieces, and pieces may be combined to create other styles. The dates given on each view are approximate, based on elements found in extant examples.|
View A is cut with a long skirt,
center front closure, and sleeves with winged cuffs, suitable for the 1750s.
The elements of this original pattern have been derived from extant
garments in the collections of Snowshill
Manor, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the
Kyoto Costume Institute, and a private
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