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Day dress - 1800-1805

Day dress of printed cotton, England, Museum Number

Pelisse - 1809

Pelisse ca. 1809 via The Victoria & Albert Museum “The lightweight nature of women’s dress in the and early required an extra layer when worn outdoors. A front-opening coat, or pelisse,.

About 1830

historicalfashion: “ English bonnet at the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1830 “ This hat is made from a base of straw plait, carefully stitched together to form the high crown and dramatic brim. The straw has been covered entirely with velvet and.

This striking wide-brimmed bonnet (c.1828-32) is made with a wire form covered with silk and lined in linen. Four-inch-wide green silk ribbon borders the brim, decorates the crown and fashions long ties on each side. A black netting ruffle forms a skirt at the back neck.

Extraordinary attention was lavished in the garnishing of the bonnet to reflect the opulence of Romantic Era fashions.

Straw bonnet, silk pleated lining, circa 1830.

Pinned here for evidence of pleated brim lining. TBD if they did this for earlier years! -- Straw bonnet, silk pleated lining, circa [Photo courtesy of Old Sturbridge Village]