1940s Brown Tweed
I like the cluster button closure, lean spare front, nipped in slimming waist.
1975 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
I like the high stance providing full coverage, double buttons, counter color collar bringing attention up to the face and patch pockets drawing attention away form problem area. Does look scratchy and may not have quite as much of a defined waist as I'd like.
Steampunk Two Tone
Don't you just ove this one? From Modcloth
Something for the characters?
1888 The Chicago History Museum
1885 Dolman The Los Angeles County Museum of Art
For Countess Nadasdy
1888 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1890s The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1895 Beautiful Red Jacket
And for the two friends to argue over:
1890 Worth coat
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