I am fairly pleased with the outcome of this little project.
This is a coat for cooler weather events. It was made it using tropical weight wool (chocolate in color), with a lining of champagne colored silk. It is batted with extra wool fabric that died in an unfortunately dying accident and some muslin to prevent bearding.
I modified an 1857 basque pattern to get the shape. I tried to get close to this image from Godey's 1861:
I can't express how much you ladies inspire me to keep trying for more and more true to life impressions. Ya'll are awesome!