Dress (image 2) | French | 1750 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.43.90.51a, b

1750 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 63 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 40 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs.

Reception or dinner dress, Charles Frederick Worth, circa 1883. Silk damask, satin, and plain weave (taffeta), trimmed with glass beads and metallic yarn gimp, with silk fringe and machine-made lace.

Reception or dinner dress ~ Charles Frederick Worth ~ ~ Silk damask, satin, and plain weave (taffeta), trimmed with glass beads and metallic yarn gimp, with silk fringe and machine-made lace.

1770s.

Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, bast fiber. The striped textile here is indicative of the change in aesthetics around 1770 to a more neoclassical taste, less florid the the silks of the previous decades.

1760s Pink-purple satin brocade with a pattern of floral sprays worked in white and green.

ephemeral-elegance: Satin Brocade Robe a la Française, ca. via Canadian Museum of History I imagine a matching, fancier stomacher and this gown becomes irresistible.

A Huguenot spun silk dress 1700s London

Robe and petticoat Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Spitalfields, England (woven) Date: (made) (woven)

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Dress and matching petticoat of blue and rose changeable, heavily ribbed silk; English back, with slight train; low cut neck trimmed with contemporary brocaded silk gauze ruffle. Museum of Fine Art, Boston, USA.

Robe à la Polonaise 1782-1787 Museu del Disseny de Barcelona Source: cataleg.museudeldisseny.cat #vintagedresses

Robe à la Polonaise 1782-1787 Museu del Disseny de Barcelona Source: cataleg.museudeldisseny.cat #vintagedresses

Rokoko - (1730 bis 1770/1780)

18th-Century Inspired #Giveaway: The Time-Traveling Fashionista at the Palace of Marie Antoinette

-Has anyone else noticed the irony of the "robe a l'Anglaise" being in fashion at a time when England and France were at war (A. Dress (Robe à l'Anglaise) Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, metal

Evening dress, Worth, 1885-1886. Scarlet silk damask in chrysanthemum pattern; blood red satin; 18th-century cream bobbin lace; red ostrich feathers. The innovative use of modular components is particularly apparent here. Worth's popular contoured bodice is a focal feature, playfully accented by his use of contrasting, asymmetrical shoulders. The combination of blood red satin and scarlet damask is slenderizing.

Evening dress, Worth, Scarlet silk damask in chrysanthemum pattern; The innovative use of modular components is particularly apparent here. Worth's popular contoured bodice i

Robe à la Française 1755-1760 The Museum at FIT

Rococo - Robe à la française Medium: Ivory silk brocade, lace, passementerie Date: Country: France Credit: Museum Purchase This dress conveys the opulence and ostentation that were an integral part of court dress.

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