Jacket (1)


The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

A long sleeved jacket of white with a pattern of chevrons along the lower edge, the front edges, the centre back and the inner and outer sleeve, made up of knit, purl and moss stitches. The waist is shaped with gores made by decreases. The back and front are knit in one piece, dividing at the sleeves and knit together at the shoulders. The sleeves are made from stitches from the main body and picked up from the front and back and knit to the wrist. The front edges are bound with a 6mm wide strip of linen.

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  • Title: Jacket (1)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1700/1800
  • Location: England
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 68.2 cm overall, flat, Width: 125 cm overall, flat, Circumference: 83.5 cm chest
  • Provenance: Given by Mr Eric Bullivant
  • Medium: Hand knit with two-ply white cotton yarn.

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