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Full size paper patterns for 1680s-1710s Mantua based on extant English examples. Upper class and lower class, closed front and open front, and trained and non-trained versions included. Fits busts 30½”-48″ and waists 23″-41″. All sizes included in one envelope. Embellishment suggestions included.
silk, linen, or wool
Mantua (no train) 4 yds at least 45″ wide
Mantua (with train) 6 yds at least 45″ wide
Petticote (no train) 3 yds at least 60″ wide
lining (optional) 3 yds at least 60″ wide
Petticote (trained) 4 yds at least 60″ wide
lining (optional) 4 yds at least 60″ wide
(optional) metal rings
(optional) cord & buttons or hooks & eyes for looped back
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