Caraco and petticoat Place of origin: Coromandel Coast, India (fabric, made) England, Britain (tailored) Date: ca. (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Cotton, painted and dyed Credit Line: Given by Sir Luke Fildes KC
PLAID SILK ROBE a la FRANCAISE, c. 1765. Red, pink and cream taffeta open gown with 3/4 sleeve and U-neck trimmed in self furbelows, back having two double box pleats falling from the neckline flanked by inverted pleats at the waistline. Trained skirt with deep satin hem facing on train, bodice lined in linen, matching petticoat having three front furbelows, upper back panel of linen with waist tie.
Robe a l'anglaise. Multi-color floral pattern on cream ground with brown throughout. Ogee motif enclosing central flower and lace-like bands, pleated front neckline, elbow length sleeves with four ruffles. Pleated around waist, bodice lined with linen.
Brocade Sack Back Open Robe Shrimp silk, narrow pale ivory stripes brocaded with scattered floral baskets & sprigs, elbow length sleeves, self ruched fabric with fly fringe edge trims on sleeves and dress front opening, multicolor striped silk lining.