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Size 8-10 Woman's Riding Habit Jacket and Waistcoat

$17.00

Pattern By: Mill Farm

Made in the USA


This c. 1740-1780 riding habit was first used for active sport but increasingly became fashionable for traveling and informal outdoor leisurewear. This pattern includes a complete pattern for the jacket and waistcoat with instructions for the petticoat. In The Pennsylvania Gazette of 1776, "Run away . . . two Irish servant women, . . . had on, and took with them, one camblet riding habit, faced with blue peelong" as cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls.


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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 23 August, 2019.

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