oldrags: “ Robe retroussée dans les poches, ca 1780 France, KCI “ In accordance with the English custom of walks in the countryside and relaxing in the open air, it became popular to dress up in clothes derived from the work clothes and townwear of.
Robe lAnglaise Date: 178487 Culture: French Medium: cotton, metal, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 63 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 36 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Isabel Shults Fund and Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1991 Accession Number: b
Robe à l'Anglaise Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, A.
From the Met Museum: Dress (robe à la polonaise), ca. 1780 French White silk de chine with hand–painted multicolored floral sprays. Dress (robe à la polonaise), American Yellow silk de chine with hand–painted multicolored floral sprays.