Robe a la Anglaise, worn a la Polonaise, of Museum Quality Floral and Striped Brocaded Silk with Embroidered Floral Motif. Has Original Internal Drawstrings for Polonaise Skirt. No stomacher and no petticoat.
In a rare example of a full eighteenth-century dress in quilting, the proficiency of the silk to contain body heat is transferred from the more familiar elements of separate jackets and petticoats for winter
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