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  • Galina Bessonova

    Jacket ("pierrot") | France ca. 1790 | Material: green and yellow striped silk taffeta and satin with fringe | The "pierrot", a short fitted jacket with short tails, was popular from the mid-1780's through the 1790's | Just prior to the French Revolution, in contrast to extravagant court fashions clothing tended to be simple and comfortable | These jacket was worn with a light skirt, white 'linon', a woven cloth made of thin and delicate cotton | The Kyoto Costume Institute

  • Stephanie Miller

    jacket, late 18th century

  • Sarah Merriman

    Kyoto Costume Institute, Pierrot (jacket), c1790 French, green and yellow striped silk taffeta and satin with fringe

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The "pierrot", a short fitted jacket with short tails, was popular from the mid-1780s through the 1790s.

JacketDate: late 18th century Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm)

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This women’s jacket features a distinctive large turned-down collar with scalloped edges. Metallic large buttons placed in two rows provide accent.The British lifestyle of enjoying rural life and hunting in natural surroundings also became popular in France, and the clothes became more simplified in and after the 1770s. “Redingotes,” or riding coat, which had been popular among men for horse riding or traveling, influenced women’s clothes, resulting in sophisticated jackets like this.

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Pierrot jacket (c. 1785). French. Silk. Note stripes running down sleeve. MET - 1998.253.1.

Coat Date: ca. 1790 Culture: European Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. (149.9 cm)

A LADY'S CARACO JACKET OF PRINTED COTTON CIRCA 1790 Images A LADY'S CARACO JACKET OF PRINTED COTTON Enlarge & Zoom Price Realized (Set Currency) £15,000 ($25,005) Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits

Pierrot Jacket, 1787. Translates to "a clown back with buttons of steel tile."