Revolutionary War Period - Gown - BLUE SILK BROCADE ROUND GOWN, c. 1775-1790 April 2009 Vintage Fashion and Textile Auction New York City Steel blue ground w/ meandering allover small floral pattern in French blue & ivory.
Dress (robe à l'anglaise) and skirts in chintz, ca. 1770-1790, shawl (fichu) in embroidered batiste, 1770-1800.
"DRESS (architect 77) 1898: DRESS MADE UP bodice and SKIRT, MADE IN flavored with cinnamon SILK COLOR LIGHT BLUE INTENSE, ENRICHED BY VELVET SILK AND APPLICATIONS IN CHEMICAL LACE, SEQUIN AND BEADED GLASS." Abiti del Passato - dettaglio oggetto
Polonaise Gown with front closure. Based on a pattern drawn from original garments by Janet Arnold, this gown dates from 1770-1780. The gown and skirt are fully lined, the top petticoat is unlined. The gown has sleeves to just below the elbow and optional sleeve frills, (engageants). The skirt is gathered with cartridge pleats and has two cords attached on the inside which are used to loop up the skirt.
1780-1790This dress is made of white cotton woven with pairs of very fine red silk stripes. The cotton is quite coarse and probably would have been p...