Place of origin: Coromandel coast (fabric, made) Netherlands (tailored) Date: ca. 1780 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Cotton, resist- and mordant-dyed, block-printed, painted and lined Museum number:
This dress, in the robe à l’anglaise style, dates to the but the exquisite fabric dates to the From the Kyoto Costume Institute via “Dress (robe à l'anglaise) and skirts in Indian chintz (c. shawl/fichu in embroidered batiste
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.
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.
1770s Embroidered court gown (auctioned by Christie's) from the front