Woman's Dress and Petticoat (Robe à la française)

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Woman's Dress and Petticoat (Robe à la française)

England, circa 1765
Costumes; principal attire (entire body)
Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary-weft patterning, and metallic lace
Petticoat center back length: 35 in. (88.9 cm); Robe center back length: 54 1/4 in. (137.795 cm)
Purchased with funds provided by Suzanne A. Saperstein and Michael and Ellen Michelson, with additional funding from the Costume Council, the Edgerton Foundation, Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer, Maureen H. Shapiro, Grace Tsao, and Lenore and Richard Wayne (M.2007.211.929a-d)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Takeda, Sharon Sadako and Kaye Durland Spilker. Fashioning Fashion: Deux Siècles de Mode Européenne, 1700-1915. Paris: Arts Décoratifs; Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Munich; New York: Delmonico Books-Prestel, 2013.
  • Takeda, Sharon Sadako and Kaye Durland Spilker. Fashioning Fashion: Deux Siècles de Mode Européenne, 1700-1915. Paris: Arts Décoratifs; Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Munich; New York: Delmonico Books-Prestel, 2013.
  • Takeda, Sharon Sadako and Kaye Durland Spilker. Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail, 1700-1915. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Munich; New York: Delmonico Books/Prestel, 2010.
  • Takeda, Sharon Sadako and Kaye Durland Spilker. Fashioning Fashion: Europäische Moden, 1700-1915. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Munich; New York: Prestel, 2012.
  • Blanco F., José and Mary D. Doering, eds. Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe, vol. 1, Pre-Colonial Times Through the American Revolution. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2016.
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