This is a round gown circa 1795 Italy. A round gown is a gown that is closed all the way down the front. The material is red figured silk satin with floral motif; blue and yellow silk embroidery at hem; fly fringe and tassel ornamentation.
Chintz is glazed calico cloth printed with flowers and other patterns in different colors. Unglazed calico is called “cretonne”. The word Calico is derived from the name of the Indian city Calicut, to which it had a manufacturing association