Red Square Jacket
c 1800

The back is beautiful with the small buttons and pleating. Good colour and design print.


with large neck and long wide sleeves, the fall front gathered with original tape to the top and with hooks and embroidered loop fastening at sides, the lower half seamed and with a couple of pleats, above a linen bust coverer with central ties, the back with deep set sleeves, fabric covered buttons from neck to waist with fabric covered buttons over a gathered rosette, the lower skirt pleated and centre and sides, edged with green velvet,


There are seven holes to centres of flowers. There is enough fabric in the seams for these to be repaired. A repair to an area 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in or 3 x5 cm which was a L shaped tear but has now been backed. The green velvet is missing from half of the front hem. There is also a 4 inch or 10 cm tear to the back gathered skirt area which has been supported and backed.

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