A cute set of a a caraco jacket and a petticoat in rare cotton print.
*lovely cotton fabric, rare, with a perfect Georgian pattern. Medium weight cotton.
*jacket ined with linen
* decorated with pleated self trim and linen braid.
*Bodice closes in front, pinning over the overlap - a historically suitable closure that allows for some size adjustment. it can also ber closed edge to edge , for that hooks and eyes may be added.
* Skirt closes with tapes, so easy to regulate size. ( when wearing, first tie the ties of the back piece in front, and then the ties of the front piece at the back :-)
*pocket hoops and stays not included. See a separate listing for the pocket hoops!
* for economy's sake, the finish is modern - do contact us if you would like bespoke clothing made using original Georgian techniques! Bespoke set like these start from £450 ( double if completely handstitched) plus fabric.
Jacket meaaures, edge to edge ( please allow1-2 inches of overlap for pinning: waist 36" (91cm) , chest 39" (98cm)
3/4 sleeve, biceps 15",
side length, armhole to waist 7" .
petticoat length - 43"
Idealy, fitting a corseted ( with stays) body of chest - 36-38", waist 32-34
Please measure yourself on the stays, not without!
Skirt easy to regulate with the ties, size 14
Probably best suited for UK sizes 14 .Here shown on a busty size 12, with the back laced close - too big at the waist!...
It needs to be worn on correct support garments:stays and pocket hoops/ panniers.
UK traced and insurance postage included.Overseas buyers - please choose the Heavy parcel option, the dress is heavy!
Installments considered, please drop me a line...
you might find this video on the layers useful! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pgr2H42eTnc