Caraco (jacket) | The Netherlands, second half 18th century | Material: cotton | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Caraco Date: second half century Culture: Dutch Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from various donors, 2000 Accession Number:

Caraco  --  2nd Half, 18th Century  --  Dutch  --  Cotton  --  The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jacket (Caraco) Date: second half century Culture: Dutch Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 26 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 2000 Accession Number:

Dress Date: ca. 1775 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 23 in. (58.4 cm) Length at CB (b): 34 in. (86.4 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1968 Accession Number: 2009.300.917a, b

Dress French, silk:"This is an example of one form of dress which became acceptable in the later part of the century. sleeves = sabot sleeves because they fit over the elbow like a sabot shoe.

Silk embroidery on silk skirt.  “Fashioning Fashion” from April 27 – July 29, 2012 at the German Historical Museum, Berlin

Woman’s Jacket (Caraco) Europe, circa altered circa 1780 Costumes; principal attire (upper body) Silk plain weave with supplementary warp patterning

Pierrot jacket and embroidered petticoat, Kyoto Costume Institute, c. 1780  This is one of my favorites from the Kyoto Costume Institute! This photo doesn't do it justice :-)

Pierrot jacket and embroidered petticoat, Kyoto Costume Institute, c. 1780 This is one of my favorites from the Kyoto Costume Institute! This photo doesn't do it justice :-)

Jacket | French | The Metropolitan Museum of ArtJacket Date: ca. 1785 Culture: French Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 15 3/4 in. (40 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, Isabel Shults Fund and Millia Davenport and Zipporah Fleisher Fund, 1998 Accession Number: 1998.253.1

Petticoat c third quarter century Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Accession Number:

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