Rear view, robe à la francaise, France 1775-1799. Ivory and pink striped silk brocade with polychrome floral sprays, decorated with self fabric padded diamond bands, serpentine ovals and self fabric silk brocade bows edged in lace, linen lining.
Details about Antique Dress 18th Century Sacque Back Gown Corseted MET Museum Antique Gown
18th Century Silk Brocade Sacque Back Gown, French 1775-1799 Museum deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lovely Gown with Padded Trim and Interior Corset. Beautiful brocade (entirely hand sewn) polychrome floral sprays on pink and ivory stripe silk. Short sleeve with self fabric padded diamond bands, serpentine ovals and self fabric silk brocade bows edged in lace. Interior with lined boned corset having both front and back lacing. There are slits on each side of the skirt for…
Details about ORIGINAL EMPIRE PERIOD BALL GOWN BODICE c.1800