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Side view: Polonaise, Spain, 1775-1785, Salmon silk & fabric decoration with applied green silk taffeta. 5 covered cylindrical buttons at the wrist. The seams are covered by a braided cord that ends at the waist loop and tassel trimmings. Known internationally as "the polonaise", in Spain was known as "Polish". Popular during the reign of Carlos III. Spanish identity of this polonaise is in the decorative elements, such as draping shoulder pads that cover the shoulder seams. (c) Museo del…

Robe à la polonaise, 1780-1785. Manteau of pink and green silk, embroidered with floral motifs in white silk and sequins, lace trimming, petticoat of pink striped silk, embroidered with white floral sprays.

Vestido de fiesta "a la francesa". Francia- 1760- Material: Blanco y rosa a cuadros tafetán de seda, mangas con volantes dobles pagoda; Stomacher con échelle de la cinta; engageantes; Quilles y orejeras de encaje de Argentan. El vestido de la mujer del siglo 18 se caracteriza por el color de la luz en colores pastel y los adornos como encajes, cintas y flores artificiales.

Wedding dress, 1874. Bright green silk taffeta trimmed with silk satin; 4 pieces. Fitted bodice has high neck with button-front closure, drop shoulder sleeves, and upturned cuffs at wrist. Attached peplum is open in front and is edged with dark green silk tasseled fringe. Removable collar has silk satin-trimmed lapels & fringe edging. Skirt with train. Pleated, satin-trimmed ruffle at hem. Two-layered apron with back tie closure. Chicago History Museum

1775-1780 Looking closer : this is not a true polonaise : there is a seam at the waist on the side.

An 18th century two toned salmon pink damask Robe, circa 1775, England. woven with large exotic foliage, centre front fastening, cartridge pleated waistline, three quarter length sleeves, and a matching petticoat front, together with a pair of self covered fabric shoes with Louis heel, pointed toes and central braidwork decoration to vamps. Bonhams