Woman's Dress (Robe à la Francaise)

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Woman's Dress (Robe à la Francaise)

France, 1760s
Costumes; principal attire (entire body)
Silk plain weave, warp printed (chiné a la branch taffeta)
Center back length (center back): 66 in. (167.64 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Frederick Kingston (M.60.36.1)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt. Fabric and Fashion: Twenty Years of Costume Council Gifts. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974.
  • 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.