18th century: Floral robe à l'anglaise

18th century gowns made out of floral cotton or linen.
Overdress | V&A Search the Collections

Overdress

Overdress | V&A Search the Collections

Overdress | V&A Search the Collections

Overdress

Overdress | V&A Search the Collections

Gown, blue floral pattern on cream ground. Copperplate printed linen. Worn by Deborah Sampson, possibly as her wedding dress. Date:	 1760-1790

Gown, blue floral pattern on cream ground. Copperplate printed linen. Worn by Deborah Sampson, possibly as her wedding dress. Date: 1760-1790

Robe à l'Anglaise, The Netherlands, c. 1780. Mordant resist dyed cotton muslin in polychrome allover floral pattern.

Robe à l'Anglaise, The Netherlands, c. 1780. Mordant resist dyed cotton muslin in polychrome allover floral pattern.

A woman's gown of linen tamboured in an all-over pattern of serpentine trails with flowers and leaves in shades of pink, green, yellow and red, with additional herringbone stitch. 1770s (embroidery) 1780s (sewing) 18701890 (altered) | V&A Search the Collections

Gown

A woman's gown of linen tamboured in an all-over pattern of serpentine trails with flowers and leaves in shades of pink, green, yellow and red, with additional herringbone stitch. 1770s (embroidery) 1780s (sewing) 18701890 (altered) | V&A Search the Collections

Cotton print gown, 1770s-80s

Cotton print gown, 1770s-80s

robes à la française japonnen vrouwenkleding | Modemuze ca.1775-99

robes à la française japonnen vrouwenkleding | Modemuze ca.1775-99

Cotton print gown, 1770s-80s

Cotton print gown, 1770s-80s

A woman's gown of linen tamboured in an all-over pattern of serpentine trails with flowers and leaves in shades of pink, green, yellow and red, with additional herringbone stitch. 1770s (embroidery) 1780s (sewing) 18701890 (altered) | V&A Search the Collections

Gown

A woman's gown of linen tamboured in an all-over pattern of serpentine trails with flowers and leaves in shades of pink, green, yellow and red, with additional herringbone stitch. 1770s (embroidery) 1780s (sewing) 18701890 (altered) | V&A Search the Collections

Robe à l'Anglaise, about 1785, altered at a later date | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Robe à l'Anglaise, about 1785, altered at a later date | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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