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One-piece full length blue silk empire-line dress, 1810–1813. Springfield-Faithfull family collection, National Museum of Australia. Photos: Dragi Markovic.

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Robe a l’anglaise, 1775-95 US, Historic Deerfield Museum

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Hats are my passion. Have about 70= And I wear them all.

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Robe à la Française: c. 1770, with elaborate fly fringe ornamentation and matching petticoat, it was worn over side hoop panniers for a fashionable silhouette. "This dress was worn by a member of the family of Henry Middleton, President of the Continental Congress."

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fripperiesandfobs: Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1775 From The Museum at FIT

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Robe à l'Anglaise, 1785–95, American, cotton, baleen. The robe à l'anglaise developed with a fitted back after the style of dress worn in England. The silhouette, composed of a funnel-shaped bust feeding into wide rectangular skirts, was inspired by Spanish designs of the previous century and allowed for expansive amounts of textiles with delicate Rococo curvilinear decoration. The Met

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From 1973 but what I'm looking at is the use of the second color to reveal the extra shaping of the silhouette.

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Dress 1810 Museo del Traje. This is a Jane Austen-era dress :-)

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Dress, 1810, American. This historical dress served as an inspiration for a 1950's muslins designed for Mrs. William Randolph Hearst, Jr., by Charles James. The donor, who was a life-long muse and friend of James, often brought him historical fashions to reinterpret. The results were imaginative and unique although it is unclear of the final results were ever worn.

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1784 Dress (Robe à l'Anglaise) Met Museum via Brooklyn The silhouette, composed of a funnel-shaped bust feeding into wide rectangular skirts, was inspired by Spanish designs of the previous century and allowed for expansive amounts of textiles with delicate Rococo curvilinear decoration. The robes à l'anglaise are renowned for the beauty of their textiles, the meticulous fit of their back and their skirt decorations, known as robings, which showed endless imagination and variety

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