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Free 1790s Men's Coat Pattern

October 12, 2012 by Britex Fabrics 0 comments

The folks at the Costume and Textiles Department at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)worked with Thomas John Bernard, a theatrical costume designer, to draft several men’s clothing patterns, including this man’s coat. Originally made in France of silk and cotton plain weave and silk satin stripes (c. 1790-95), we crave this in rich purple matte iridescent silk satin fabric....marvelous for a starry late night riverside tea party. Download this PDF for an annotated pattern.