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Information about Capotes

SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT CAPOTES

Capotes, from the very simple styles to the most elaborate,
have been around for a long time and have been worn by people
in all walks of life. They were designed or cut along the lines of
early European or Colonial style clothing. Contrary to today's
common belief, it was the French Voyageurs, rather than the
American Indians, who popularized the capote. The Indians
traded beaver pelts for the comfortable fitting tailored style
blanket coats and added their own decorations.

FINISHED CAPOTES & CAPOTE KITS

We offer a variety of authentic styles of capotes that should appeal
to most anyone, whether they be emulating the Western Mountain
Man Voyageur of the North, Eastern Longhunter, Native American, or
Military from the French and Indian Wars to the Civil War.

Finished capotes are hand sewn with a double whiip (cross "X")
stitch and seams turned in. All capotes are sewn with a strong yarn
that holds up under rugged use.

Kits are pre-cut from the blanket of your choice and come with
needle yarn, instructions and all the material necessary for the style
ordered.
Finished capotes and kits come with an inside breast pocket.
Pocket
stitching on finished capotes is not visible on the outside
excluding the Canoe Jacket.

NORTHWEST TRADERS
5055 West Jackson Road
Enon, Ohio 45323-9725
937-308-1591








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