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.
Also included are assembly instructions, embellishment suggestions, and the extensive historical notes you've come to expect from Reconstructing History.
Suggested Fabrics: 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
Notions: thread, buckram (optional for collar), 5 to 12 frogs or buttons and loops for closure, 4 to 6 ~5/8" buttons and loops for arm closure, braid to taste
Yardage Requirements: 5 yards at least 60" wide