1780s English pet en l'ier (Machester Art Gallery - Manchester, Lancashire UK)

Front image from the Manchester Gallery, the back image is from mantuamaker.tumblr.com.

This pet en l'ier jacket has a pleated back like a caraco with the hem of the pleats being higher than the rest of the jacket. This has a compere front secured tied with bows rather than buttons or clasps.

Keywords:  British, square décolletage, bows, ruching, three quarter length close sleeves

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