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Dress (“robe à la française”) c. 1775-France Material: Beige silk satin with thin stripe and dot pattern; “compères” front; matching petticoat; padded three-dimensional decoration; trimmed with fly fringe and chenille.A dress that demonstrates the magnificence achievable with hand work. The subdued impression given by the elegant monochrome all the more augments the tranquil refinement of numerous ornaments created by needle and thread, along with raised decorations that

Robe à la française ca. 1775 - France From the Kyoto Costume Institute People always think dots and dotted patterns weren't used during the Rococco.

Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1785-93 From the Philadelphia Museum...

Woman’s Dress (Robe à l'anglaise) with Zone Front, made in United States, circa Indian export fine cotton plain weave with silver foil embroidery in stem and satin stitches; Via Philadelphia.

14-11-11  Robe à la française: overkleed en rok (ca. 1770 – ca. 1775)  Groene changeant zijde, gebrocheerd met veelkleurige boeketjes en zilverkleurig changeant zijden slingermotief.

europeanafashion: “ This dress, a sack-back gown or ‘robe à la française’, was in the late century one of three options a ‘Lady’ could opt for, next to the 'robe à l'anglaise’, with in the back a remarkably tight bodice and voluminous skirt.

Petticoat  National Trust Inventory Number 602788.1 Date	1760 Materials	Silk Collection	Springhill, County Londonderry (Accredited Museum)

Petticoat National Trust Inventory Number Category Costume Date 1760 Materials Silk Measurements Place of origin Collection Springhill, County Londonderry (Accredited Museum) Not on show

Dress 1765-1770 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress 1765-1770 The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

Tan striped silk taffeta robe à l’Anglaise (close-bodied gown) with linen lining, English, c. 1785.

Woman’s Robe à l’Anglaise (Close-bodied Gown), England, c Silk taffeta, linen lining. Los Angeles County Museum of Art,

Robe a la francaise ca. 1765, history is so amazing to learn about.

LACMA Collections Online Woman’s Robe a la Française, circa 1765 Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace, Petticoat center back length: 35 in. Robe center back length: 54 in.

Robe à la française, England, ca. 1760-1765

Sack back gown ca. 1760 Sack back gown Place of origin: Great Britain, united kingdom Materials and Techniques: Silk, trimmed with silk cord, braid and ribbon, lined with linen

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