Historical Costume 1780s : Caraco. But what IS a caraco?

What is a Caraco? Caraco isn’t a word that many of us are familiar with. It’s not in many dictionaries, either. It is in Wikipedia, though, along with this illustration of a lovely caraco jacket, dating from 1760 but altered in the 1780s. The original is in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. So… … Continue reading Historical Costume 1780s : Caraco. But what IS a caraco?