Men's Basic Shell Jacket 1837-1890 Civil War Union & Confederate, 9 Styles - Tailor's Guide Sewing Pattern


Tailor's Guide sewing pattern
Basic Shell Jacket (and variations) 1837 - 1890
Includes chest sizes 38-40, 41-43, 44-46 and 46-48

Pattern condition: Uncut, factory folded and complete with instructions.

~ Item for sale is a sewing pattern, not a finished garment ~

This basic pattern is a waist-length fitted jacket with cuffs and a waistband. Instructions are given for making nine major variations - both Union and Confederate - with body style and decorative changes. A pattern insert discusses historical differences.

Variations include:

Union Army examples: West Point, NY (the basic pattern), U.S. Dragoons (Cavalry) 1833-1872

Confederate Army Examples: Atlanta Depot 1864, Charleston Depot 1861-1864, Richmond Depot Type I 1861, Richmond Depot Type II 1862, Richmond Depot Type III 1864, Columbus Depot 1862-1865, Dept. of Alabama 1864-1865.


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