Brocaded Damask Robe a l' anglaise, circa England, blue and ivory damask is brocaded on only about half of the flowers and foliage. The three-dimensional effect makes the design seem to move with the wearer. Via Trousseau - Fine Antique Fashion.
Open Robe worn à la Polonaise with Compère Bodice Fronts: ca. French, brocaded silk taffeta, appliqués of cut-out stripes and pleated ribbon, bodice lined with linen, hem faced with silk; all hand-stitched.