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Ladies Coats and Wraps - 7418 & 7427 - February 1904

Ladies Coats and Wraps 7418 & 7427 - 1904


Mole-gray broadcloth was used to show the good style of jacket No. 7418 and skirt No. 7376 in combination, passementerie lending contrast. This all-black street toilette is a reproduction of cape wrap No. 7427 in panne zibeline, and circular skirt no. 7375, in broadcloth.

Ladies’ Tucked Blouse Coat or Jacket No. 7418

7418—Ladies’ Tucked Blouse Coat or Jacket

7418—Ladies’ Tucked Blouse Coat or Jacket, with Shawl Collar-Facing and Bishop or “1830’’Coat Sleeves, and with or without the Plain or Slashed Epaulette Capes, and the Louis XV. Skirt in Regulation or Short Three-Quarter Length.

Description

Blue panne zibeline and white cloth were effectively united in the smart coat here represented, the decoration consisting of a black-and-gold braid and fancy buttons.

The blousing fronts are tucked and have vest sections of the white inserted, and the tucks at the back taper toward the belt.

A Louis XV skirt in regulation or short, three-quarter length may be added, and the tucks stitched to the lower edge or any desired depth.

A shawl collar-facing affords stylish neck completion, and epaulet capes broaden the shoulders, either plain or slashed.

A choice is offered for two styles of sleeves, both being of fanciful design; the “1830” sleeve consist of sections joined in tuck effect and finished with tab cuffs, while those of bishop shaping are tucked to the elbow and droop over cuffs. Either cuff may be omitted. However, the band provides completion of the coat.

This coat is especially desirable as part of a costume.

Pattern Information

Pattern 7418 is in 7 sizes from 32 to 44 inches, bust measure.

For the medium size, the coat with a skirt in three-quarter regulation length requires 3 3/4 yards of material 54 inches wide; without the skirt, 2 1/4 yards in the same width. In either instance, 5/8 yard of contrasting material 54 inches wide will be required for collar facing, etc.

Price, 20 cents.

Ladies’ Eleven -Gored Flare Skirt 7376

Ladies’ Eleven -Gored Flare Skirt 7376

Ladies’ Eleven-Gored Flare Skirt in Medium Sweep, Round or Short Round Length, with Tucks at the Side Seams Extending to the Bottom or Terminating at Graduated Flounce Depth, and with an Inverted Box-Plait at the Back.

Description

Tucks at each side seam ending at flounce depth or extending to the lower edge are the distinctive feature of the modish skirt here represented in mole-colored cloth.

Eleven gores give correct shaping1 to the mode, and provision is made for a medium sweep, round or short round length. A smart flare is produced by plaits allowed at the side seams below the knees.

Dressmaker Options

Panne zibeline in black or Oxford-gray will reproduce this design stylishly. Other available materials are Cheviot, broadcloth, Venetian, serge, tweed, canvas, Sicilian, velvet, and silk-and-wool mixed suitings.

Pattern Information

Pattern 7376 is in 9 sizes from 20 to 36 inches, waist measure.

For 24 inches waist or 41 inches hip, of material 50 inches wide without a nap or other distinct up or down, 53^ yards will be needed, or with a nap or other distinct up or down, 6U yards will be required.

Price of pattern, 20 cents.

Ladies’ Cape Wrap No. 7427

Ladies’ Cape Wrap No. 7427

7427—Ladies’ Cape Wrap, in Long or Short Three- Quarter or Long Hip Length, with One or Two Capes having Square or Round Corners, and with or without the Collar Extension. (Known as the Carrick or Inverness.)

Description

A wrap that may be easily slipped on over any costume is a sound investment, and whether it be plain or elaborate, it will provide much comfort, simple development of a practical design is here reproduced in lustrous tan cloth.

Long or short three-quarter or long hip-length may be given the mode, which consists of a plain back and fronts loosely fitted, the latter having darts from bust to shoulder.

The wrap is sometimes called the Garrick or Inverness from its being made without sleeves, a particularly noticeable feature if the sleeves of the gown worn with it are easily crushed.

One or two capes, circularly shaped and dart-fitted at the shoulders and with square or round corners, may be employed. A stole encircles the neck and may be extended to form a collar, the wrap supporting it underneath.

An evening wrap of café au lait bear cloth with a stole and collar extension of sable and lined with brocaded silk in a deep cream tone, will be exquisite.

All-over lace will be pretty on a cape wrap of green broadcloth, with a band of silk the same shade as the coat, or velvet may be introduced as trimming.

Dressmaker Options

Plain or fancy developments may be made from kersey, velvet, zibeline, mole- cloth, broadtail velour, or damas matelassé. Any of the new braids or galloons will offer pleasing ornamentation.

Pattern Information

Pattern 7427 is in 8 sizes from 32 to 46 inches, bust measure.

For the medium size, the wrap in long, three-quarter length requires 4 1/8 yards of material 54 inches wide, or in long hip length, 3 1/2 yards.

Price, 20 cents.

Ladies' One or Two-Piece Circular Skirt 7375

Ladies' One or Two-Piece Circular Skirt 7375

Ladies' One or Two-Piece Circular Skirt, in Long ok Medium Sweep or Dip Length, with an Inverted Box-Plait at the. Back ok in Habit Style, and with or Without the Yoke. (Equally Desirable for Plain, Striped or Plaided Fabric, made up without a Centre Seam or with Matched Bias Edges in Front.)

Description

A smart skirt that is equally desirable for plain, striped or plaided fabric made up without a center seam or with matched bias edges in front is here represented.

Oxford-gray zibeline was the material chosen for the construction in one instance, and a brown, black and white plaid in the other.

The mode is of circular shaping, and darts afford smooth adjustment over the hips. The back may be in a habit style or display an inverted box-plait, and provision is made for a long or medium sweep or dip length.

The addition of the yoke is a matter of preference, and measurement of about four yards is allowed at the lower edge in the medium sizes.

Dressmaker Option

The materials generally selected for this skirt style are Cheviot, tweed, hopsacking, canvas, broadcloth, Venetian and tailor suitings. A stylish development may be evolved from navy-blue mohair, or brown checked cheviot may be employed with desirable results.

Pattern Information

Pattern 7375 is in 9 sizes from 20 to 30 inches, waist measure.

For 24 inches waist or 41 inches hip, the one-piece skirt with yoke will require 3 3/8 yards of material 50 inches wide; for the two-piece bias skirt without yoke, 4 3/8 yards in the same width will be needed.

Price of pattern, 20 cents.

“Ladies Coats and Wraps [No. 7418 & 7427],” in The Delineator: An Illustrated Magazine of Literature and Fashion, Paris-London-New York-Toronto: The Butterick Publishing Co. Ltd., Vol. LXIII, No. 2, February 1904, p. 198-199, 208.

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