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love the colors in this plaid! (such a 'modern' color palette isn't so modern after all, lol!) Plaid Day dress, 1875-78, Les Arts Decoratifs

Overdress of a woman’s robe à l’anglaise English dress of Indian export chintz Painted and resist-dyed cotton tabby Centimetres: 118.5 (width) circa 1780 Area of Origin: England Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles & Costume 972.202.12, Royal Ontario Museum, ROM2010_11224_3

Jacket and shawl in chintz, skirt in glazed printed cotton, 1770-1800. MoMu - Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp

A brocaded silk robe in apple green with flower design 1780 (Springhill Costume Collection © National Trust / Andrew Patterson)

This dress is known as the Valdemar Slot Gown. The fabric is moss green silk brocade with real gold threads, dating from 1695-1700

1775--American: Round Gown - The round gown was a simple style, similar to a Robe a l'Anglaise, with the exception that the skirt and petticoat are as one - it is not an open robe. Popular in the 1770s through the end of the 18th century, the round gown featured a front-closing bodice with no stomacher, and a drop-front skirt.

Robe à l’anglaise: ca. 1770-1790, silk brocade. Silverman/Rodgers Collection, KSUM 1983.001.0010 ab Re: Robe a la Polonaise, not-polonaised!

Ballgown ca. 1865. "The straw embroidery on this dress makes it particularly spectacular worn over a crinoline," says Europeana blog about photo (by Christa Losta), from the Vienna Museum.