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Pelisse was a full length coat and was a warmer longer sleeved coat than the Spencer, but often made of the same materials like silk or cotton.
Coat Dress (Redingote)1810-1815-France [Kyoto] Material: Yellow ocher and cardinal red strip printed plain-weave cotton with matching belt. The slim silhouette of this coat dress, free of any excessive decorations, was accentuated by a striped pattern, which was popular at the time. The belt marks a high waistline, and the front-opening skirt has a fly closure. Stripes became popular a little before the French Revolution as Chinoiserie, Chinese influence.
La Belle Assemblee, 1810. A Promenade Walking Dress A pelisse of green sarsnet, made to fit the shape, trimmed round with a narrow fancy trimming, cut with two scollops on the left side, on the right with one; fastened on the neck with a gold brooch, and confined round the waist with a girdle of the same, with gold clasp
La Belle Assemblee, Autumnal Walking Dress, September 1815. I ADORE everything about this outfit!
Musée Galliera / Redingote / entre 1805 et 1810 Description Redingote longue, col cranté, manches longues montées à fronces, croisé devant avec 24 boutonnières (2 x 28 boutons recouverts de passementerie blanche dont un manque), ceinture incrustée haute libre devant, montage hexagonal côté dos, jupe montée à plis côté dos, fendu derrière en bas avec un boutonnage intérieur caché (9 boutons)