LACMA Collections Online Woman’s Robe a la Française, circa 1765 Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace, Petticoat center back length: 35 in. Robe center back length: 54 in.
Inside of Dress "à la Française" circa 1770 Taffeta silk striped green tone blue and white pleated Watteau back. dress decorated on the front and sleeves and pleated frills also pierced the front of the skirt. Linen lining to closure strips of linen