Dress (Robe à la Française), French, silk, c Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, bast fiber. The striped textile here is indicative of the change in aesthetics around 1770 to a more neoclassical taste, less florid the the silks of the previous decades.
DressDate: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 39 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Joan F. Wilson in memory of Isabel Marindin Ferguson, 1980 Accession Number: b
Dress Date: late century Culture: French Medium: cotton Met Museum by roseann
Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, H.
~Woman's Robe à la Francaise England, circa 1760 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk plain weave with weft-float patterning and silk with metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace~
Robe lAnglaise Date: 178487 Culture: French Medium: cotton, metal, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 63 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 36 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Isabel Shults Fund and Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1991 Accession Number: b
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
Woman's Robe à l'anglaise with Petticoat England, circa 1775 Costumes; ensembles Chain-stitch silk embroidery on cotton twill, linen lining a) Robe center back length: 55 in. b) Petticoat center front length: 39 in.