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Superb and rare finely woven plaid cotton caraco. Also very interesting inside !. Very typical from the post french revolution era with a so small back and typical sleeves called "tuyau de poële". The waist is very very high with crossing the front on to the chest. Really amazing to find this type of popular clothe !. The lining is made of rustic hemp  and  strong linen. The plaid cotton is usually made for workers!. This Caraco is typical from Provence but could be worn in other french…

Superb and rare finely woven plaid cotton caraco. Also very interesting inside !. Very typical from the post french revolution era with a so small back and typical sleeves called "tuyau de poële". The waist is very very high with crossing the front on to the chest. Really amazing to find this type of popular clothe !. The lining is made of rustic hemp and strong linen. The plaid cotton is usually made for workers!. This Caraco is typical from Provence but could be worn in other french…

A day or walking dress made of printed cotton, with small spots of white with a blue surround on a red background. The dress is long-sleeved with a slight train to the skirt and an open apron front that ties at the back. 1808-1810 - Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter

A day or walking dress made of printed cotton, with small spots of white with a blue surround on a red background. The dress is long-sleeved with a slight train to the skirt and an open apron front that ties at the back. 1808-1810 - Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter

A back fastening spencer. Spencer pour dame, vers 1815-20, soie sergé de ton vieil or. Col à revers arrondi passepoilé, longues manches ajustées avec « sur-manche » ballon à découpes, plastron orné de 3 brandebourgs en tresse de soie ton sur ton, fermé dans le dos par des agrafes.

From Thierry De Maigret auctions, Paris: Regency period spencer, circa Sold for 950 euros during summer, Auction estimate at that time was euros.

1810-1820, Spencer, Yellow-brown cotton (Holland) Unlined. Full details in museum's description.cross reference - Nancy Bradfield 'Costume in Detail' p108, B131

Spencer - Woman's spencer (dress) dating from Fabric - Yellow-brown cotton (Holland). Lining - Unlined. Round neck with curved flat collar.

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