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.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 30 August, 2019.