Size Large, JP Ryan Basic Wardrobe c. 1780s
Pattern By: JP Ryan
Bust sizes 40-42.
Made in the USA
This pattern contains a diagram for a draw string shift in all sizes, plus illustrated directions for petticoat, apron and neck handkerchief. Patterns included for short gown and pocket. In The Pennsylvania Packet of 1783 “Ran away . . . an Irish servant Girl . . . Had on and took with her, a green skirt, dark calicoe short gown, white stockings, leather shoes with low heels, two striped lincey petticoats, a striped red calicoe short gown” as cited in Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls.
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