100% Silk, 54" wide
Silk with a simple alternating pattern could make a strong statement as a gentlemen’s waistcoat and coat as well as a lady's petticoat, gown or jacket. Silk garments were in the possession of the poor as well as the wealthy such as in this Pennsylvania Gazette ad of 1781, "Ran Away . . . a Negroe Woman . . . She had a variety of clothes, among which are . . . a striped silk jacket" as cited in Wenches, Wives and Servant Girls. Ivory silk thread will work well for hand sewing this silk.
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 23 July, 2014.