Pelisse

ca. 1830 (made)
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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.


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Materials and Techniques
Silk, edged with rouleau, lined with silk
Brief Description
Pelisse of silk, England, ca. 1830
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.
Dimensions
  • Shoulder to hem length: 58in
  • Width: 28in
Credit line
Given by the Hon. Mrs Grisell Hastings
Collection
Accession Number
T.155-1962

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