An example of a bib-front gown with ease in the front skirt section as well as the bib piece --- Early Italian. Gala dress in white moire silk, embroidered in silver gilt thread, with bib-front closure.
i love historical clothing: augustus 2010
English fashion plates from and French fashion plates from Year 9 of the French Republican Calendar. All images come from the collection of the Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs.