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Circa 1760-70

In Pretty Finery on FB France Robe à la Française with matching stomacher and petticoat Chinese export silk-brocaded satin, silk and silk chenille looped fringe Philadelphia Museum of Art

1751-1754, The Museum of London. White silk satin open robe dress with sack-back and with matching petticoat and stomacher, ornamented with wadded and corded quilting and lined with white silk.

White silk satin open robe dress w/ sack-back (shown), matching petticoat & stomacher. Wadded & corded quilting, lined with white silk.

Ephemeral Elegance | Striped Satin Robe a la Française, ca. 1770s via...

robe à la francaise, Blue and white striped, figured and rose-sprigged silk satin, pleated and ruffled robings edged in silk fly braid, petticoat with ruched furbelows.

Mantua gown, 1746-1750 from the Museum of London

Open robe dress or mantua: century -- High quality art prints, framed prints, canvases -- Museum of London Prints

Painted silk sack back, robe a la francaise, c 1770s

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Robe à la française, 1760′s  From the Fashion Museum, Bath on Twitter

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Wedding ensemble, 1780 From the Chertsey Museum via Vogue Paris

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.

Manifattura francese, 1798-1800 ca.

Manifattura francese, 1798-1800 ca.