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Archive for June 2023

A recent study trip

Last week we trekked our way upto Scunthorpe in North lincolnshire to continue studying the Rv. Parkinson’s collection. Take a look at some of the stunning coats this gentleman had in his wardrobe: It is simply a joy to study coats like these. Some interesting facts from […]

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Sno.401 Replica

In preparation for book 2 we have been busy in studying men’s coats and working on some more replicas. Meet Sno.401 – (images courtesy of Snowshill Manor, National Trust) This is a late c.1780s-1790s coat made from the most softest and exquisite silk velvet I’ve ever felt! […]

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