ritasv: “ Woman’s Robe a la Française Europe, circa 1725 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk plain weave (shot taffeta) Center back petticoat length: 37 ¾ in. Center back robe length: 60 ¼ in. cm) Purchased with.
Stomacher, silk embroidered with silk and metal thread, c. A stomacher was an elaborately decorated filler for the front of century dresses. They were removable and could be worn with different garments.
Relief embroidery of silk floral motifs in pinks and greens on white silk cutwork over wire foundation; green and white fly fringe, chenille and covered wire trim. Silk panels at sides decorated with green silk-covered wire flowers, purple foil and beads.