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

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

France or England, 1760-1765
Costumes; ensembles
Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim
Center back length (Robe center back): 62 1/2 in. (158.75 cm) Length (Petticoat enter back length): 37 5/8 in.
Gift of Mrs. Aldrich Peck (M.56.6a-b)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Maeder, Edward et al.. An Elegant Art: Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1983.