Twilight Talk – Jane Austen’s Pelisse | Events at The Fashion Museum

Twilight Talk – Jane Austen’s Pelisse


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Hilary Davidson, dress and textile historian, has researched Austen-age fashion for a decade and is currently completing a major book on dress in the British Regency world for Yale (2018).

In this Twilight Talk Hilary will examine a silk pelisse, a kind of coat, dated circa 1812–1814, the only known garment associated with Jane Austen (1775–1817), now held by Hampshire Cultural Trust.

Tickets £10 adults / £8 students, available from Bath Box Office

Image: Hilary Davidson