New! Early 19th century Pelerine

We’ve added a new design to our custom catalog! New to our accessories catalog is an early 19th century pelerine. A pelerine, also known as a capelet, was a popular accessory beginning at the end of the Regency/Empire Era and was worn well into the 1850s. Our pelerine is designed after the style popular during the 1820s-1830s.

Pelerines were made from sheer cotton muslin with intricate embroidered white work. Others were made from delicate lace netting or semi sheer fabrics with self made ruffles. Some were even cut from matching dress fabrics (capelet).

Our pelerine is made from a beige cotton voile. It features self made ruffles. The hem ruffles are fully machine sewn and the neck binding is hand stitched. Our pelerine closes at the neckline with a hook and eye. The interior seams are finished with hand stitched lace. Our pelerine can be made in beige, natural, white, or black.

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About Susan

My interest in historical costume began at a very early age. I knew by age 5 I wanted to be a designer. Over the years I have been fortunate enough to turn my passion into a full time business. You can find my costumes onstage in NYC, on the big screen, and in museums around the globe.