Get the Polish Kontusz pattern by acclaimed researcher Kass McGann!
Buy our full-size paper patterns with complete instructions and historical notes for man’s Kontusz, a Polish man’s coat worn over the Zupan starting in the mid-17th century. Variations included for turn-back or dog-ear cuffs and soft collar, high-back low-front collar or narrow band collar. Directions for wearing sleeves wyloty style (as shown on front cover) also included. Fits chests 34″-54″. All Sizes in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
coat weight wool, silk or brocade
linen or medium weight silk for lining
linen or canvas for interlining (optional)
may also be entirely or partially lined with fur
5 yds at least 60″ wide
buckram (optional for collar)
5-12 – frogs or buttons and loops for closure
2×2 – 5/8″ buttons and loops for arm closure
braid to taste
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