Riding habit jacket

This ladies’ riding habit jacket is made in a wool and silk mix with a silk satin collar. The style suggests it dates from the mid eighteenth century. Riding habits were used not just for riding but also for outdoor pursuits such as walking and for travelling.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
94/1965/1
Category
Decorative Art
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Material
wool (camlet) | silk, satin | silk thread | wood | rayon/worsted
Common Name
riding habit jacket
Simple Name
jacket
Period Classification
George II (1727-1760)
Production Town

Production Date
c 1750
Production Person Initials

Production Person Surname

Production Year Low
1750
Production Year High
1760

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