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Robe à la Polonaise 1785 The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - OMG that dress!

OMG that dress!

Robe à la polonaise, circa France (altered at a later date), via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (looks to be altered into a bustle dress)

Dress Date: ca. 1725 Culture: British Medium: silk..A Spitalfields silk dress with a dome-shaped skirt conforms not only to the silhouette of the 1730s but also to the interaction between silks and laces during that time, especially evident in Spitalfields manufacture. The silk pattern is like that of lace. While such interaction seems hard to imagine between worker and pattern book, clothing is a place where the various media


Spitalfields silk dress Date: ca. 1725 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1964

1770s Polonaise, striped silk satin with interior rope cords and loops (for gathering the back of the gown) still intact

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.

ca. 1750 Robe a la francaise MMA

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

Robe à la française 1740s - 1700–50 in Western fashion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Surviving Robe à la française in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York features a matching petticoat and is shown with an elaborate stomacher. English, fabric from Holland or Germany,

Robe a l'Anglaise, circa 1785-95

18th Century Picnic and my Accidental Royalist Robe pas Cher

Robe à l'Anglaise Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, baleen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,

Polonesa 1778-1780

Dress Date: 177880 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 43 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1960 Accession Number: b This artwork is not on display

Robe à l’Anglaise 1780s The Kyoto Costume Institute

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

Mirror Mirror Eiko Ishioka costumes

Lily Collins in Mirror Mirror - Snow White - Costumdesign by Eiko Ishioka