Walking in woodland in 1820

Garment: Female Pelisse
Materials: Paper and Thread

Size: Life-size

The entire front of this elegant pelisse is covered in looping rolled paper Rouleaux; a popular decorative technique in this period but normally formed from slim tubes of fabric.

If you click on the mannequin you can enlarge the image.

If you click on the detail above you can read about the inspiration behind this piece.

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Each of the three all white, promenading outfits in this collection has been designed to glow in the dark, with extra shadow detailing not visible in day-light. Each has accompanying audio in the form of an extract of a Regency broadside ballad. Broadside ballads are best put into the category of street songs, which were very popular during the Regency and Victorian eras.

Click here for accompanying audio

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