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Fashion from 18th century ball gown dress Robe a la Francaise circa from British, England in 1750-1775. #Historical #Costume made from cream silk fabric brocade with woven flowers floral pattern. Square neck at the front bodice with matching stomacher, long ruffles frills sleeves. The skirt is open at the front, and away from the waist towards the sides of the skirt with a petticoat underneath. Self fabric ruffles lace is used on the robes. #Baroque #Rococo #Vintage #Fashion
British, 1775 - 89 The elegance and grandeur of 1770s and 80s court dress is displayed in this court coat. The magnificent array and abundance of silver decorations used to adorn the jacket would have sparkled in flickering candlelight and indicated the status of the wearer who could afford such an expensive garment.
Court Train, ca. 1809 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal thread Dimensions: Length: 92 1/2 in. (235 cm)
Court Dress, ca. 1750. British, silk, metallic thread. Universally described as the robe à la française, In its most formal configuration, it presented a wide and flattened profile accomplished by enlarged panniers. Constructed of supple bent wands of willow or whalebone and covered in linen, panniers took on broader or narrower silhouettes. The most remarkable held out the skirts like sandwich boards, barely wider than the body in side view but as expansive as possible in front or rear view.
Silk velvet court dress with metallic embroidery ca. 1828, probably German - in the Metropolitan Museum of Art costume collections.