P-FL501

P-FL501
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  • Item #: P-FL501
  • Manufacturer: FigLeaf
This sewing pattern was drafted from an original jean cloth overcoat in the collection of the Atlanta History Center. This civilian-style overcoat from the Archibald Smith family in Roswell, Georgia, was made by Anne Margaret Magill Smith (1807-1887) for her son, Archibald "Archie" Smith (1844-1923), who is known to have worn it while serving with the Georgia Battalion of Cadets during the winter of 1864-1865. In addition there is a cape sewing pattern also drafted from an original cape in the collection of the Atlanta History Center. This overcoat is meant to be worn over a period suit or uniform; with or without the cape.It reaches mid calf and the sleeves reach fingertip length. The original overcoat was made of a wool jean cloth with cotton warp and wool weft. The lining is a heavy cotton. The cape is a homespun wool with a red twill wool lining.
  • Size: multisized, S-XXXL
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Price $35.00