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Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, bast fiber. The striped textile here is indicative of the change in aesthetics around 1770 to a more neoclassical taste, less florid the the silks of the previous decades.

Dress (Robe à la Française), 1760-70, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at the Met

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.

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Robe à l'Anglaise Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, baleen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, A.

Dress (image 1) | British | 1725 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.64.14

Dress Date: ca. 1725 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1964 Accession Number:

Ensemble (image 1) | American | 1775 | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1994.406a–c

Ensemble Date: ca. 1775 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1994

Woman's Robe a la Française  Probably The Netherlands, circa 1775  Costumes; principal attire (entire body)  Silk plain weave (faille) with supplementary weft-float patterning, moiré finish, and silk passementerie with silk fly fringe  a) Center back robe length: 62 in. (157.48 cm); b) Center back petticoat length: 34 1/4 in. (86.995 cm)

Woman's Robe a la Française Probably The Netherlands, circa 1775 Costumes; principal attire (entire body) Silk plain weave (faille) with supplementary weft-float patterning, moiré finish, and silk passementerie with silk fly fringe

Gown and Petticoat    1785    The Victoria & Albert Museum

Afternoon dress, ca 1785 England, the Victoria & Albert Museum “ In the and printed cotton fabrics began to replace silk in popularity for women’s gowns. The material of this gown has a dotted ground and is printed in a repeating pattern.

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