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Robe a la francaise, mid-18th century From Bonham’s

Robe a la francaise, mid-18th century From Bonham’s

An exquisite example of a Colonial American robe a la francaise with they type of flower patterns that I love from India.

An exquisite example of a Colonial American robe a la francaise with they type of flower patterns that I love from India.

Robe à la Française Date: 1740s Culture: British Medium: silk, pigment, linen Accession Number: 1995.235a, b

Robe à la Française Date: 1740s Culture: British Medium: silk, pigment, linen Accession Number: 1995.235a, b

Back detail of Mantua, 1755-1760 England, French woven silk. | V Search the Collections

Mantua

Back detail of Mantua, 1755-1760 England, French woven silk. | V Search the Collections

Coat and breeches    Place of origin:  France (probably, made)    Date:  1740-1749 (made)    Artist/Maker:  Unknown (production)    Materials and Techniques:  Hand-woven silk, lined with silk, linen, horsehair, wool and buckram, and hand-sewn    Museum number:  T.614:1, 2-1996    Gallery location:  In Storage

Coat

Coat and breeches Place of origin: France (probably, made) Date: 1740-1749 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Hand-woven silk, lined with silk, linen, horsehair, wool and buckram, and hand-sewn Museum number: T.614:1, 2-1996 Gallery location: In Storage

This robe volante is an exceedingly rare example of a well-documented form of dress that marked the transition from the mantua of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries to the robe à la française, the dress style that became ubiquitous in the eighteenth century

This robe volante is an exceedingly rare example of a well-documented form of dress that marked the transition from the mantua of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries to the robe à la française, the dress style that became ubiquitous in the eighteenth century

Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (1 February 1707 – 31 March 1751) was heir apparent to the British throne from 1727 until his death. He was the eldest but estranged son of King George II and Carol…

#OTD 1 February 1707 Frederick, Prince of Wales was born

Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (1 February 1707 – 31 March 1751) was heir apparent to the British throne from 1727 until his death. He was the eldest but estranged son of King George II and Carol…

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