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Robe à la Française    1765-1780    The Philadelphia Museum of Art  ~~~  perfect pinks and lovely hat

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.


Crinoline Evening Dress, ca. Evening dresses during the Crinoline period typically had much lower necklines and shorter sleeves than dresses worn in the day. Skirts were very voluminous. The fringe on the sleeves of this gown was very popular at the time

Robe à la française, ca 1760-65 France or England, LACMA

Woman's Robe à la Française and Petticoat France or England, circa Costumes; ensembles Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim

Manteau de robe à la française, mid 18th Century, France, blue (turquoise?) damask silk and foliage of cream peonies and grenades probably manufactured in China | Daguerre Auctions

Robe a la Française - A dress with a full, pleated cut at the back and a fitted front.

18th century robe a la Francaise in unusual dark tones fabric design.

Love the defined double box pleats falling directly from the trim at the top of the back. This sack-back - or robe à la francaise - is typical of gowns worn for formal or full dress occasions between the and

Vestido (1765-1770)

Robe à la Française 1765 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art after the the panniers petticoat became very wide