silk brocade jacket - There's three "generations" of style here: the fabric dates from (probably recut from a gown), the jacket itself from with trimming on the sleeves added Snowshill Collection, from "Costume in Detail" by Nancy Bradfield.
1765 woman's bodice - Ivory silk faille with jewel-tone florals, attached peplum with accordion pleats at back sides. - purchased Augusta Auctions, November 2011 NYC sale Lot: 222 -Deaccessioned from Brooklyn Museum
Dress Date: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 39 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Joan F. Wilson in memory of Isabel Marindin Ferguson, 1980 Accession Number: b