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Ladies' vintage sidesaddle habit, 37" (waist 29")

Ladies' vintage sidesaddle habit, 37" (waist 29")

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A vintage bespoke heavyweight hunting sidesaddle habit in black cavalry twill.

This is a high quality habit which will suit a lady who wants a habit for use hunting, rather than showing.

There is no tailor's label but it came from an MFH's home of Weatherill, Huntsman and Frank Hall coats (1950s & 60s) and has all the hallmarks of quality English tailoring and detailing.

It's in fairly good condition inside and out but the knee is patched, and there is an L-shaped repair to the back right shoulder so it won't meet the standard needed for the show-ring or for turnout classes. There are some sections in the lining which could do with some light repair. Nothing to prevent the habit from being worn today.

Will be sold without buttons.

It features:

2-button front

Double vent to the rear

Lovely details including working cuffs and button-hole.


Coat measurements:

Bust 37" (18.5" from armpit to armpit)

Length 26 1/2"

Shoulder point to point 17"

Outside sleeve from shoulder down to cuff 25"


Apron measurements:

Waist 29" (14.5" across when fastened)

Length 30 1/2"

Length from waist to point of knee 18"

Point of knee to bottom hem 26 1/2"

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