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Robe a la Francaise 1765, British, Made of silk

Woman's Robe à la Française and Petticoat France or England, circa Costumes; ensembles Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim

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Robe à la française France An open gown is simple - it’s a gown that has a separate petticoat (in century parlance, a skirt) and is open in the front. What we traditionally associate with.

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Amazing site with pics of construction for Robe a la Francaise as well as other period costumes. Robe a la Francaise: Starlight Masquerade

Robe a la francaise, ca. 1770.  From Kerry Taylor Auctions.

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

Robe à la Française 1770s The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (OMG that dress!)

Robe à la Française 1770s The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (OMG that dress!)

Silk bobbin lace fragment French, third quarter century France Dimensions L x W: x cm x 5 in.) Medium or Technique Silk bobbin lace Classification Costumes Accession Number Not on view

Robe a la francaise ca. 1770-75  From the Museo del Costume Raffaello Piraino

I have pinned this to my fabrics board becuse I love the color! Robe a la francaise ca. From the Museo del Costume Raffaello Piraino

Green silk banyon circa 1760

Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.

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Woman's Robe à la Française and Petticoat France or England, circa Costumes; ensembles Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim

Side view, robe à la francaise, 1750-1760. Green silk lampas with white floral motifs and leafs.

Love that there is still a defined lower back and waist. Robe à la française (side view): ca. French, silk damask taffeta, lined with linen, trimmed.

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