18th Century British Robe in Ivory Ribbed Silk with Polychrome Floral Brocade Posies Stripes Museum deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This gown is constructed in ivory ribbed silk with polychrome floral brocade posies stripes. It has short sleeves with ruffled cuffs. The back of skirt is constructed with tiny pleats. The bodice is fully lined. There are slits on each side of the skirt for the usage of pockets, these slits are reinforced with hand stitching.