Women’s Outerwear


Complete Winter Ensemble consisting of:

Wool Meternich Sacque coat of flannel with velvet yokes and bias plaid trim. Quilted with wool batting and lined in green cotton sateen.

Hood of black wool, quilted with cotton and lined in plaid silk with matching ribbons.

Matching forest green velvet collar and muff with bias plaid lining and embellishments. Both quilted with wool batting.

metternich4 Rear view of the Metternich Sacque showing velvet yoke and sacque-back pleats.


Blue wool paletot with coat sleeves embellished with bias plaid silk. It is quilted with wool batting and interlined with flannel. The lining is a black polished cotton.


Back of the paletot showing trim.


Grey wool paletot with braid trim. Open sleeves.


Braidwork on back.


Jacket of textured sage green corduroy in a masculine style.


Pleated plackets at back. Lined in printed flannel with flap pockets on front.


Brown corduroy jacket with open sleeves and gussets at back to create a graceful effect. Lined in tan flannel.


The same for myself in brown corduroy with flap pockets. This pattern was inspired from a Revolutionary war era caraco coat. Cut brass buttons.


Summer wrap of unlined striped sheer cotton. Mitered stripes at back with gathered section to create fullness. Open elbow length sleeves.


Shawl of sheer cotton gauze with three tucks for borders. Light for warmer weather.


Knitted shawl of lace mohair with leaf border. Long and narrow, more of a scarf-shawl.


Fichu of striped silk taffeta with gray silk ruching and bias striped silk pinked pleating.


Stripes of silk are mitered in the back forming a V shape. It is lined in gray silk. This fichu is currently for sale at La Belle Femme in Gettysburg.


Mantle of sheer white cotton with narrow stripes. Green silk ribbons decorate the front which closes with hooks and thread eyes. Bias ruffle around the bottom that has a corded header. This mantle is currently for sale at La Belle Femme in Gettysburg.

Published on February 9, 2009 at 8:27 pm  Leave a Comment  

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