Saturday, September 20, 2008

The Pelisse


1821-M86_266_314, originally uploaded by Lady W.

"Pelisse - An ankle-length, figure-fitting overcoat-dress... worn over lighter dress, and usually open in the front, for house or street wear from 1800-1870."
- "The Writers Guide to Everyday Life in the 1800s" by Marc McCutcheon

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