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  • Jessie Hepp

    18th Century- Pet-en-lair- 1715-1730

  • Janet Rice

    Pet-en-l'aire jacket, 1780-90, cotton with silk bows, Manchester City Galleries

  • La Société Baroque

    Back view, pet-en-l'air (sack-jacket), 1780-90, England. Undyed cotton, roller-printed with an all-over Stormont pins design in pinky brown. Sack back with 10 narrow pleats stitched down at shoulders and loose below; fronts and cuffs edged with ruffle-frill trim in self fabric; divided stomacher front with 6 striped silk ribbon ties each side; peplum gathered at side waist with pocket openings.

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PLAID SILK PET-EN-LAIR JACKET, 18th C. Pale blue, green, cream and purple plaid having rounded front neckline squared in the back above Watteau pleats, short sleeve with bands of self ruching, neck and front trimmed with furbelows, inverted side pleats and linen lining.

18th Century- Pet-en-lair- 1715-1730- Tadashi Shoji F/W 13

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"Jacket, petticoat, and pocket, early 18th century. From the Nordiska Museet"

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Imatex - jacket, 1740s-60s? - winged cuff, seamed skirt, stomacher