Fashion from 18th century ball gown dress Robe a la Francaise circa from British, England in 1750-1775. #Historical #Costume made from cream silk fabric brocade with woven flowers floral pattern. Square neck at the front bodice with matching stomacher, long ruffles frills sleeves. The skirt is open at the front, and away from the waist towards the sides of the skirt with a petticoat underneath. Self fabric ruffles lace is used on the robes. #Baroque #Rococo #Vintage #Fashion

DressDate: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 39 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Joan F. Wilson in memory of Isabel Marindin Ferguson, 1980 Accession Number: b

Date: 1765–80

Detail trimming, robe à la francaise, North America, Cream and pale blue striped silk brocaded with floral sprays in multicoloured silk threads.

1775-1800 trimming

Tomorrows theme is going to be All in the Detail Detail, trimming, Robe à la Française, French, silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Detail trimming, robe à la francaise, France, 1750-1775. Green-blue silk brocaded with a white zig-zag design. The Met

Love how the stitch in this trim is off center and again, love that fly braiding. Detail trimming, robe à la francaise, France, Green-blue silk brocaded with a white zig-zag design.

Robe à la francaise, 1770s. Old-rose silk, cuffs ande dges trimmed with pleated bands of matching silk edged in beige fly braid.

Detail trimming, robe à la francaise, Old-rose silk, cuffs ande dges trimmed with pleated bands of matching silk edged in beige fly braid.

Open-front sack-back gown, 1760s. The fabric was made and embroidered in China specifically for export to Western markets. The design is a meandering floral with ruching and chenille trim. In addition to the indicative Chinese embroidery, the fabric of this gown is 29 ¼” wide with tempole holes in the yellow selvages, clear indications of Chinese manufacture.

Detail trimming, robe à la francaise, China for the Western market, Cream silk embroidered with a design of meandering floral with ruching and chenille trim, linen lining.

Robe à la Française Date: 1774–93 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 32 in. (81.3 cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1932 Accession Number: 32.35.8a–c

Robe à la Française Date: 1774–93 Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 32 in. (81.3 cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1932 Accession Number: 32.35.8a–c

METALLIC BROCADE ROBE a la FRANCAISE, FRENCH, 1774 - 1793. - Price Estimate: $1800 - $2200

Cream silk taffeta having woven blue stripe, brocaded with polychrome silk floral with blue and magenta metallic threads, sacque back open robe having elbow len

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