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Robe a la francaise retrousee ca. 1765-80 From the Philadelphia... - Fripperies and Fobs

Robe à la française (worn à la Polonaise) with Attached Stomacher: ca. French, silk taffeta woven with shaded stripes, bodice and sleeves lined with linen, cuffs lined with wool flannel, stitched in silk thread. Held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Robe à l’anglaise retrousée, late 1770′s

fripperiesandfobs: Robe à l’anglaise retrousée,... - marieantoinettesplayhouse

Doors had to be widen to accommodate these creations

Two Nerdy History Girls: What the Pandora Wore: High Fashion in Miniature, c. height of Parisian fashion, this deeply flounced gown was only 15 inches tall.

Close-Up (Back View) of Mantua Court Dress with Wide Hoops, English, c. 1755-1760

Mantua

England (made) France (woven) - Mantua - Silk, silver-gilt thread, linen thread, silk thread, hand-sewn

Sack-back gown and petticoat                                        Place of origin:England (made)Date:1760-1765 (made)Artist/Maker:Unknown (production)Materials and Techniques:Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn

Sack-back

Sack-back gown and petticoat Place of origin:England (made)Artist/Maker:Unknown (production)Materials and Techniques:Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn

1750  Robe à la Française

Three views of this lovely gown that Diana might have worn for a special occasion: Dress (Robe à la Française), French, silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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