Women's Dress (Robe à l'Anglaise and Petticoat)

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Women's Dress (Robe à l'Anglaise and Petticoat)

England, Textile: 1730s-1740s Constructed: 1770s
Costumes; ensembles
a) Robe à l'anglaise: Silk plain weave (faille) with silk discontinuous weft patterning bound in twill b) Petticoat: Silk plain weave, quilted
Center back length (center back dress): 56 3/8 in. (143.19 cm) Center back length (center back peticoat): 37 in. (93.98 cm)
Mrs. Alice F. Schott Bequest (M.67.8.73a-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.