Silk damask pelisse 1815. Gold silk damask woven with a pattern of small dots. The skirt is slightly flared in front and full in back.

Silk damask pelisse 1815. Gold silk damask woven with a pattern of small dots. The skirt is slightly flared in front and full in back.

These sleeves would be fantastic in a fantasy piece!  Regency 1820 #historical #costume

These sleeves would be fantastic in a fantasy piece! Regency 1820 #historical #costume

(Matching reticule detail) A pelisse or pelisse-coat, a kind of women's outer garment which could be made in everything from the lightest silk to heavy fur. It was worn over a gown but could look like a gown itself, especially when floor length like this garment. The pelisse was made for a trousseau in 1823 for the wedding of the grandmother of the donor.

(Matching reticule detail) A pelisse or pelisse-coat, a kind of women's outer garment which could be made in everything from the lightest silk to heavy fur. It was worn over a gown but could look like a gown itself, especially when floor length like this garment. The pelisse was made for a trousseau in 1823 for the wedding of the grandmother of the donor.

1815 Pelisse  "This style of print was in high demand in the teens and although it could have been made in New England by this time"

1815 Pelisse "This style of print was in high demand in the teens and although it could have been made in New England by this time"

This pelisse was made for a trousseau in 1823. Kudos to whoever it was who combined the photos of this beauty into one pin.

This pelisse was made for a trousseau in 1823. Kudos to whoever it was who combined the photos of this beauty into one pin.

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