Chinese Jacket – Misses 6-16. This classic jacket in three lengths and with front or asymmetrical opening is descended from a formal court robe of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Since then, the garment has been simplified into a truly versatile design with different options for unusual closures. Pattern includes heat transfer design for traditional embroidered motifs and instructions for embroidery. Suggested fabrics: Silk or silk-like synthetics, light or medium-weight cotton, or lightweight wool.