Pelerine of iridescent peacock feathers, mottled and white-spotted pheasant feathers and white marabou; feathers sewn individually to coarse linen backing; feathers laid flat in rounded arcs of varying width and feather type; order of feather rows from top are: iridescent orange peacock feathers, pheasant feathers, iridescent green peacock feathers, pheasant feathers, iridescent purple and blue peacock feathers, pheasant feathers, iridescent purple and blue peacock feathers; pheasant feathers; center front vertical slit opening edged with spotted pheasant feathers; lining of white marabou tufts sewn to coarse linen and wool blend; marabou edges high, round neckline, center front opening and bottom edge of cape; no closure.
Label: none
Date: c. 1824


  • Title: Pelerine Back View
  • Date Created: 1822/1826
  • Location Created: Great Britain
  • Physical Dimensions: CB: 13"
  • Provenance: Museum Purchase
  • Type: Pelerine
  • Photographer: Brian Sanderson
  • Rights: © FIDM Museum & Library, Inc. Image made available for limited non-commercial, educational, and personal use only, or for fair use as defined in the United States copyright laws. Users must cite the author and source of the image as they would material from any printed work, and the citations should include the URL “www.fidmmuseum.org”. For publication or press requests, visit http://www.fidmmuseum.org/about/rights-and-reproductions/ or email imagerights@FIDMmuseum.org.
  • Medium: Peacock feathers, pheasant feathers, parrot feathers, marabou feathers and linen
  • Object ID: 2008.5.5
  • Bibliographic References: Kevin L. Jones and Christina M Johnson. FABULOUS! Ten Years of FIDM Museum Acquisitions, 2000-2010. Los Angeles: FIDM Museum Publications, 2010.

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