1774 Culture: American Medium: cotton, linen Dimensions: Total Length: 51 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Helen Macartney, 1926
Robe à la Française silk and metal thread
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.
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.
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
garment of Maria Anna Josepha Dietrichstein née Khevenhüller, half of the century, Regional Museum, Mikulov (after conservation) Gallery - Restoration and Conservation of Historical Textiles
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
Warp-patterned robe a l’Anglaise. Silk tobine dress, woven with a regularly repeating design of stylized flowers, circa (material);
Robe a l’Anglaise -- Circa 1760 -- Brocade Circa 1735
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
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!