Robe à la française (side view): ca. 1750-1760, French, silk damask taffeta, lined with linen, trimmed. Item Number GAL1958.86.1B.

Love that there is still a defined lower back and waist. Robe à la française (side view): ca. French, silk damask taffeta, lined with linen, trimmed.

Green silk banyon circa 1760

Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.

1750-1755 - jacket and petticoat featured in What's up! trouvaillesdujour: The 18th century back in Fashion at Versailles

From "The Century Back in Fashion" exhibit, Palace of Versailles. Camisole and skirt Circa Striped gros de Tours silk trimmed with ribbon. Caraco gown from late Rococo.

Dress (Robe à la Française), ca. 1760, British

Dress (Robe à la Française) British made of silk ~~~~~ Tight elbow-length sleeves were trimmed with frills or ruffles, and separate under-ruffles called engageantes of lace or fine linen were tacked to the smock or chemise sleeves

Robe a la francaise ca. 1770-75  From the Museo del Costume Raffaello Piraino

I have pinned this to my fabrics board becuse I love the color! Robe a la francaise ca. From the Museo del Costume Raffaello Piraino

Court mantua ca. 1750 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Court Dress Date: ca. 1750 Culture: British Medium: silk, metallic thread Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 49 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 37 in. cm) Length (c): 11 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1965 Accession Number:

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