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fripperiesandfobs: “ Robe à la française ca. 1750 From Cora Ginsburg ”

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Robe à la française (side view): ca. 1750-1760, French, silk damask taffeta, lined with linen, trimmed. Item Number GAL1958.86.1B.

Love that there is still a defined lower back and waist. Robe à la française (side view): ca. French, silk damask taffeta, lined with linen, trimmed.

LEVIATANO

‘Madame was right, declared Mrs Bennet, the pink was just the finishing touch needed to make an ensemble of the first stare. This pic - Exhibition: XVIIIth Century Costumes Fashion and fantasy in the Château d’Ussé

Sack-back gown and petticoat                                        Place of origin:England (made)Date:1760-1765 (made)Artist/Maker:Unknown (production)Materials and Techniques:Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn

Sack-back

England Sack-back gown and petticoat Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn V&A Museum

Catherine the Great's Royal Dress | Flickr - Photo Sharing! (She was quite the woman as this ensemble attests. LC)

Catherine the Great's Royal Dress, Catherine Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia (ruled as Empress

Early 18thC saque back gown via Trouvais (link to actual gown is broken because it has sold)

FCBTC / Early saque back gown via Trouvais (link to actual gown is broken because it was sold)

This dress is believed to have been worn by Ann Willing Francis, wife of a prominent 18th century Philadelphia lawyer. It was altered several times over the years to reflect changing styles and occasions. Due to its delicate nature, it’s only on view for a short time as part of "The Cadwaladers of Philadelphia: Portraits of a Family." “Woman's Dress (Open Robe à la française and Petticoat),” c. 1760–65 with later alterations, made in France and the United States

This dress is believed to have been worn by Ann Willing Francis, wife of a prominent century Philadelphia lawyer. It was altered several times over the years to reflect changing styles and.

Brocade Sack Back Open Robe (1765-1775). Shrimp silk, narrow pale ivory stripes brocaded w/ scattered floral baskets & sprigs, elbow length sleeves, self ruched fabric w/ fly fringe edge trims on sleeves and dress front opening, multicolor striped silk lining, dull red linen bodice lining with 3 center back ties, sleeve linings in ivory and navy wide striped linen homespun, 2 side slits in skirt.

Brocade Sack Back Open Robe Shrimp silk, narrow pale ivory stripes brocaded with scattered floral baskets & sprigs, elbow length sleeves, self ruched fabric with fly fringe edge trims on sleeves and dress front opening, multicolor striped silk lining.

Robe a la francaise ca. 1770-75  From the Museo del Costume Raffaello Piraino

I have pinned this to my fabrics board becuse I love the color! Robe a la francaise ca. From the Museo del Costume Raffaello Piraino

Rear view of a sack back dress, 1760s (brocaded silk)also known as an 'open robe'; the distinctive pleats on the back were sometimes referred to as 'Watteau pleats' due to the 18th century French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau's illustrated style in his paintings;

Rear view of a sack back dress, (brocaded silk)also known as an 'open robe'; the distinctive pleats on the back were sometimes referred to as 'Watteau pleats' due to the century French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau's illustrated style in his paintings;

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