Inside look, robe à la polonaise, late 1770s. Shot mauve/grey silk taffeta, with boned, low pointed back panels, internal skirt loops, sleeves with double tiered embroidered muslin engeants, linen lining.
Detail of bodice front of Woman's dress - skirt and bodice, France (made), Hungary, c.1750, Silk. "Rich ornaments of yellow-leafed, red peonies; pink and purple flowers with many petals and silver leaves. The bodice is stiffened by stays and has a low cut; the silk cordon was corseted into the griffin head shaped hooks of the shoulder."