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robe à la française, England, circa Silk satin with weft-float patterning and silk passementerie. (There is no way, w/o turning to the side that they got through the doorways of Regency!

Comparison - 1660s England - silver tissue dress, Fashion Museum Bath - Note the shoulder is higher than some other Stuart Cavalier styles

Comparison - England - silver tissue dress, Fashion Museum Bath - Note the shoulder is higher than some other Stuart Cavalier styles

A breathtakingly beautiful Robe à la Française made of a yellow and silver brocade produced in Spitalfields, London. 1750-1760.

Robe à la française Silk extended tabby (Gros de Tours) with liseré self-patterning and brocading in silver lamella and filé England (Spitalfields), Rococo, Gift of the Fashion Group Inc. of Toronto in memory of Gwen Cowley