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Pelisse circa 1814-1820, American. The Pelisse was similar to a modern coat; it was generally full length and followed the silhouette of the empire period. It was often padded with fur or other warm linings for winter. Pelisses were necessary due to the light airy dress style of the time.

Pelisse Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in.

1818-1820.  A fawn silk carriage dress pelisse, with frogged front, Cap sleeves over long sleeves. Tasselled decorations.

Silk pelisse, A fawn silk carriage dress pelisse, with frogged front, Cap sleeves over long sleeves.

Pelisse | American | The Met

Dress (Pelisse) - 1814 to 1820 - American - silk - MET

Riding Habit 1826 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Riding habit 1826 silk and linen

Pelisse c.1825 British MET

1825 British Pelisse at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Pelisse, silk taffeta trimmed with self-fabric piping and tulle with applied silk satin, c. 1825, probably French.  Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no. C.I.50.8.15

Pelisse, silk taffeta trimmed with self-fabric piping and tulle with applied silk satin, c. Metropolitan Museum of Art accession no.

Brown silk dress (pelisse), European, ca. 1825.

Brown silk dress (pelisse), European, ca.

Redingcote, ca. 1825 - ca. 1830

"Leg-of-mutton sleeves" oh, my! Redingote with leg-of-mutton sleeves, anoniem, c. 1825 - c.

An emerald green figured silk pelisse robe, circa 1815-20. Kerry Taylor Auctions

An emerald green figured silk pelisse robe, circa Kerry Taylor Auctions

Wedding dress, 1812. American. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Prudence S. Regan in memory of Prudence Rindell Sanford, 1980 (1980.189).

Wedding Dress 1812 American, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Prudence S. Regan in memory of Prudence Rindell Sanford, 1980 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display

Spencer, 1810 Killerton Fashion Collection © National Trust / Sophia Farley and Renée Harvey

Killerton Fashion Collection © National Trust / Sophia Farley and Renée Harvey

Dress Date: ca. 1815 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. (137.2 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Florence Inniss, 1970 Accession Number: 2009.300.943

1815 Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Florence Inniss, 1970 Accession Number:

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American Cotton Dress, 1815 Metropolitan Museum of Art

Coat Date: ca. 1790 Culture: European Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. (149.9 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of The Costu...

1790 Culture: European Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of The Costu.

Dress | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress - 1810 to 1815 - American - silk - MET

Dress Date: ca. 1818 Culture: British Medium: cotton Accession Number: 1983.152

1818 Culture: British Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1983 Accession Number:

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