Mantua, 18th century (probably 1740-60) From Christie’s

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Christies AuctionL sale lot 240 CENTURY forest green silk brocaded with a large-scale floral pattern,

Robe à l'Anglaise, c. 1740-1750, re-constructed 1770-1780. Cream silk, woven with a regularly repeating design of stylized flowers with the colours set up in advance in the vertical warp threads. The gown was constructed as a robe à la Francaise with a sack-back, unpicked and re-constructed as a robe à l’Anglaise in the 1770s.

Silk tobine dress, woven with a regularly repeating design of stylized flowers, century </br> © CSG CIC

fashionsfromhistory:  Dress c.1774 United States MET

1774 Culture: American Medium: cotton, linen Dimensions: Total Length: 51 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Helen Macartney, 1926

Dress "à la Française", 18th century

Robe à la Française silk and metal thread

floral dress • XVIII

Sacque gown a la Piedmontese, ca. Italy, plain cream ribbed silk, metallic and silk embroidery. Metallic lace borders all the embroidery elements, with additional spangles adding even more sparkle to the design.

Wedding ensemble, 1780 From the Chertsey Museum via Vogue Paris - Fripperies and Fobs

Silk brocade gown and petticoat, silk covered straw hat and silk satin shoes, 1780 Worn by Jane Bailey for her marriage to James Wickham Image reproduced by kind permission of the Olive Matthews Collection, Chertsey Museum. Photograph by John Chase.

Robe à l'Anglaise, c.1747, altered 1770s | British | The Met. Believed to have been worn as a wedding dress in 1747, this gown displays the exquisite patterning of English dress silks of the period. Sumptuous textiles such as this one signified wealth and were admired for the brilliant effects of light reflecting off their surfaces. Although altered in the 1770s, the dress remains a superb example of the lasting appeal of the era’s fine silks.

Believed to have been worn as a wedding dress in this gown displays the exquisite patterning of English dress silks of the period, with delicate flowers and asymmetrical cartouches disposed in a graceful meander across an open ground

18th Century Dress

Fashion Contrasts: 1770 and 1815

18th Century Dress

Gown of Maria Anna Josepha Dietrichstein née Khevenhüller, second half of the 18thC. Regional Museum, Mikulov.

garment of Maria Anna Josepha Dietrichstein née Khevenhüller, half of the century, Regional Museum, Mikulov (after conservation) Gallery - Restoration and Conservation of Historical Textiles

1765-1770, Italy - Silk Robe à la Française

Dress (Robe la Franaise) Date: 176570 Culture: Italian Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 61 in. cm) Total Length (b): 41 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes, 1983 Accession Number: b This artwork is not on display

Robe à la Française, con Peto o Petillo brocado en un solo color, 1750-1770.

Warp-patterned robe a l’Anglaise. Silk tobine dress, woven with a regularly repeating design of stylized flowers, circa (material);

Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1760, brocade ca. 1735 Fripperies and Fobs

Robe a l’Anglaise -- Circa 1760 -- Brocade Circa 1735

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A brocaded cinnamon satin robe à la française, circa with sacque back compères formed from joined panels of the fabric, ruched robings to the front, partly lined in striped shot silk, matching petticoat

Robe a la francaise ca. 1750’s and coat ca. 1790’s

An century wide French open court robe of silk damask with a woven floral and ribbon design worked in shades of green, pink and cream to a background of shot green and pink, with a sack back, underskirt, and a later made stomacher…Love century clothing!

Ensemble Date: 18th century Culture: probably Austrian Medium: silk

Historical European costume: Woman's Eighteenth Century silk blouse and skirt ensemble (front view) probably Austrian- The Metropolitan Museum Mobile

18th century quilted caraco from Scandinavia.

fashion plate 1790 - so many interesting things going on , Quilting and a lovely collar

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