LACMA Collections Online Woman’s Robe a la Française, circa 1765 Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace, Petticoat center back length: 35 in. Robe center back length: 54 in.
hoopskirtsociety: “ Robe à la francaise, France, c. Green silk satin brocaded with polychrome floral motifs, trimmed with broad strips of ruched and puffed self-fabric robings and fly fringe, undyed linen lining.
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Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, H.