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Pelisse

Pelisse

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk, edged with rouleau, lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Mrs Grisell Hastings

  • Museum number:

    T.155-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pelisse of mustard silk with a double cape collar, edged with bands of padded self-covered rouleau and fastens with a cord and tassel. The closure is diagonal from waist to hem, and the self-covered buttons and loops are masked by rosette bows. There are wide gigot sleeves with wrist bands which are stitched and fasten with snap-fasteners. The hem is padded and trimmed with bands of rouleau. Lined with pale blue silk. Plain band waist belt, lined with white silk and with a hook and eye fastening. Attached to the centre back.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk, edged with rouleau, lined with silk

Dimensions

Length: 58 in shoulder to hem, Width: 28 in

Descriptive line

Pelisse of silk, England, ca. 1830

Categories

Textiles; Women's clothes; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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