Broadcloth Designs

Wool broadcloth is often used for  jackets, mens formal, mens suits, womens suits and evening coats.

Here are some good designs that you or your tailor can use for your broadcloth.

Black wool mantle

A mantle or short cloak made of black wool broadcloth. The pattern is taken from Linda Baumgarten’s Costume Close-up, pgs. 50-53, and dates to 1760-1775.

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Wool Trenchcoat

Tommy Hilfiger – Chloe Wool Trench Coat 


Wool Broadcloth Riding Suit

Black wool broadcloth; set of tailored jacket and skirt of appropriate length for horse riding.

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