Robe à la française (worn à la Polonaise) with Attached Stomacher: ca. French, silk taffeta woven with shaded stripes, bodice and sleeves lined with linen, cuffs lined with wool flannel, stitched in silk thread. Held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
A robe à la Francaise of Chinese lampas satin, circa The fabric circa the satin woven with bronze and cream peonies and coiling foliage, the open-robe and petticoat trimmed with furbelows of matching braid trimmed silk.
Gown Place of origin: Spitalfields, England (woven) Date: (made) (altered) Artist/Maker: Garthwaite, Anna Maria, born 1690 - died 1763 (textile, designer) Materials and Techniques: Brocaded satin in coloured silks