Woman's Dress (Robe a la Francaise)

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Woman's Dress (Robe a la Francaise)

England or France, 1770-1780
Costumes; principal attire (entire body)
Silk plain weave with silk supplementary warp-patterning
Center back length (a) Dress): 58 in. (147.32 cm) Center back length (b) Petticoat): 39 in. (99.06 cm)
Costume Council Fund (M.59.12a-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.