"Traditional?! They're ancient! I look like my great-aunt Tessie! I smell like my great-aunt Tessie!..."
Ron Weasley on his dress robes[src]

Tessie was a great-aunt of the children of Arthur and Molly Weasley. In December of 1994, Ron Weasley commented that his dress robes for the Yule Ball made him look and smell like her.[1] She may have owned Shell Cottage before Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour.

Behind the scenes

""Look at this!" said Malfoy in ecstasy, holding up Ron's robes and showing Crabbe and Goyle, "Weasley, you weren't thinking of wearing these, were you? I mean — they were very fashionable in about eighteen ninety…""
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 11 (Aboard the Hogwarts Express)[src]


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film) - Chapter 17 (The Yule Ball)