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