Pelisse: White cotton long-sleeved pelisse with ruffled and twisted piping trim; wide, round collar with twisted piping and one inch cotton gauze ruffle at edge; raised empire waistline with seam allowance stitched to bodice; slightly curved bust darts extend five inches from waist towards collar; side seams placed slightly forward; long straight sleeves with separate puffed short sleeve at shoulder; four slits in puffed sleeve with white cotton pom-pom at center of each; double rows of twisted piping at slits and sleeve edge; single row of piping and small gauze ruffle at long-sleeve edge; center froont opening with no closures; opening edged in twisted piping; ruffle at proper left bodice extending to hem; gauze ruffle from waistline at proper right opening and along hem; twisted piping one and one-quarter inch above hem; collar comes to point at center back; shoulder seams angled down at back shoulders; princess seams extend from back armscyes to one inch from center back waistline; back seams trimmed with piping; skirt in three panels with center panel tightly gathered at center back; unlined; cotton tape tacked to center back interior as waist tie.
Cap: Cream lace bonnet with lace and ribbon pom-pom and puffed crown; small, close-fitting unstructured bonnet of novelty striped silk satin fabric; brim edged in ruched cream satin ribbon; same ruching delineates separation between brim and crown; brim covered in cream tulle with embroidered dots; round pom-pom of scalloped cream lace and one-eighth inch satin ribbon with raised edge, applied to proper left top of brim; top of crown features applied pom-pom of one-quarter inch matching satin ribbon, encapsulated by puff of dotted tulle, gathered at front and back of crown; back of crown covered in same dotted lace with embroidered floral motif; bow of wide satin ribbon with raised edges; one inch matching satin ribbon stitched to interior of brim to form ties; self-fabric lining with reinforcements in plain silk at back of crown and center back neckline.
Date: c. 1818
Shawl: Elongated, rectangular stole of fine white cotton muslin; embroidered in white-work cotton embroidery floss; outer edges scalloped and outlined in embroidery; inner edge features fern and geometric design; main embroidery motif features scrolling bundles of branches, flowers, and ferns.
Parasol: Olive green silk parasol; carved bone ferrule and eight tips; shaft in two pieces connected by brass hinge; main shaft of painted beige wood; bottom of shaft in carved bone; brass tube on shaft to secure hinge with rolled edge and etched; runner in etched brass; stretchers in steel; eight ribs in wood painted black.
Boots: (A/B) Pair woman's green wool side-lacing walking shoes (ankle boots); brushed wool upper formed from two pieces with seam at front and back; slit opening at inner side with six eyelets on each side; two inch wide tongue attached at insole behind opening; slit, opening, and tongue bound in green silk woven in novelty stepped motif; sole of brown leather with shapes etched into instep area; interior lined in cream heavyweight cotton twill.