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LACMA Collections Online - 1765, Robe a la Francaise; Silk faille with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace; Petticoat center back length 35 inches; Robe center back length 54.25 inches

Woman's Dress and Petticoat (Robe à la française) England, circa 1765 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace

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Woman's Robe à la Française and Petticoat France or England, circa Costumes; ensembles Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim

Brocade Sack Back Open Robe (1765-1775). Shrimp silk, narrow pale ivory stripes brocaded w/ scattered floral baskets & sprigs, elbow length sleeves, self ruched fabric w/ fly fringe edge trims on sleeves and dress front opening, multicolor striped silk lining, dull red linen bodice lining with 3 center back ties, sleeve linings in ivory and navy wide striped linen homespun, 2 side slits in skirt.

Brocade Sack Back Open Robe Shrimp silk, narrow pale ivory stripes brocaded with scattered floral baskets & sprigs, elbow length sleeves, self ruched fabric with fly fringe edge trims on sleeves and dress front opening, multicolor striped silk lining.

robe a la Francaise 1725 Europe Silk plain weave (shot taffeta) Center back robe length: 60 1/4 in. - LACMA accession # (M.2007.211.927a-b)

robe a la Francaise 1725 Europe LACMA - Silk plain weave (shot taffeta) Center back robe length: 60 in.

Back view, robe à la Francaise, England, c. 1760. Yellow silk plain weave with weft-float patterning and silk with metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace.

Back view, robe à la Francaise, England, c. Yellow silk plain weave with weft-float patterning and silk with metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace.

Dress ca. 1760 via The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

~Woman's Robe à la Francaise England, circa 1760 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk plain weave with weft-float patterning and silk with metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace~

Silk embroidery on silk skirt.  “Fashioning Fashion” from April 27 – July 29, 2012 at the German Historical Museum, Berlin

Woman’s Jacket (Caraco) Europe, circa altered circa 1780 Costumes; principal attire (upper body) Silk plain weave with supplementary warp patterning

Back view, robe a la Française, Europe, c. 1725. Green silk taffeta, stomacher embroidered with floral motifs in multicoloured silk threads.

Woman's Dress and Petticoat (Robe à la française) Europe, circa 1745 Costumes…

~Dandridge Robe à la française: ca. 1750 (textile), ca. 1770 (gown remodeled), American, Spitalfields (silk), silk lustring with brocaded floral bouquet entwined with weft-float pattern of trailing vine and flowers, open front style (with matching petticoat), flounced and lined sleeves, trimmings padded with cotton, embellished with colored silk fly-fringe. [Search for Acc. No. 1975-340,1]~

Colonial Williamsburg collection gown owned by Elizabeth Dandridge (Martha Washington's sister) and descended in Elizabeth's family. It was bequeathed to be cut up and used as upholstery fabric, but fortunately remained intact.

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