White muslin ruffled Pelerine
The pelerine grew wider as it spread over the increasing shoulder line of gigot sleeves. It accentuated the shoulder width and made the waist of the 1830s look very small and was a popular feature of dress in the Romantic period.
Fischu style Pelerine over Gigot sleeve day dress (c.1830 )
Beautiful examples worn by Juliette Binoche in :
(The Horseman on the Roof)
set in 1830’s France, after the fall of Napoleon, covering
the ensuing political unrest and cholera epidemic.