Brown Striped Caraco

Brown Striped Caraco (Jacket) and Petticoat

ca. 1780

Silk brocade, linen lining, silk tape, cotton plain weave sleeve ruffles

Clothing and Textiles Collection, 2014.1.4 a,b (acquisition)

Mount by Sarah Woodyard, Graduate Student

Hair by Anne Bissonnette, Instructor

Displayed inside out to highlight the backstitches. These stitches are quite large to enable rapid production.

All photographs by Anne Bissonnette©

Cite this page (bibliography):
Bissonnette, Anne, Larisa Cheladyn, Stephanie Huolt, Robyn Stobbs and Sarah Woodyard. “11-SN 2014.1.4.” Stitched Narratives, Clothing and Textiles Collection Web site, Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, July 15, 2015. [INSERT URL].