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This 100% silk 18th century jacket is a great choice for informal day wear. It is fully lined with linen, pieced in a historically accurate manner. It has a compere front with hand-covered buttons, and pinked,box pleated self-trim around the fronts and neckline. The back pleats are accented with additional covered buttons.


This garment is made to be worn with period undergarments, including a shift, stays, and petticoats (none of these are included.) Detailed measurements are given below. Please make sure to measure yourself carefully over all period undergarment and include wearing ease, as we do not accept returns because of fit.


Note: This is a made-to-order item.  Before submitting payment, please make sure you contact us to discuss:


  • Completion time/Delivery date
  • Fabric Selection (if not already listed)
  • Any additional design preferences or requirements


You are our first priority! We want to make sure you get the perfect piece by the time you need it.  As each made-to-order item is handcrafted just for you, please expect at least a couple of weeks for turn-around once the order is formally received.

Upon ordering, you will be request to share the following measurements (in inches): 

  • Bust
  • Waist
  • Neck to hem length
  • Sleeve width
  • Sleeve length
  • Length of compere front

Silk Caraco Jacket

SKU: 000003
Color Choice
  • We do not accept returns due to fit - please ensure you take accurate measurements wearing the appropriate period undergarments to ensure the best fit.  

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