Dress, c.1780 Culture: British, silk. Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dress Date: ca. 1780 Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, 1933 Accession Number:

Polonaise gown. British, ca 1775-1780.  Silk, lined with linen.


The Polonaise takes over, be it in full Robe a la Polonaise form or just lifted skirts. Short jackets begin to appear fashionably and the r.

This matching bodice and skirt dates to around 1765. The textile is a magnificent brocaded silk. The close-up photographs give a sense of the texture of the ribbed silk and the brocaded floral patterns. The stomacher with the peach bows is a reproduction, which the Museum Director Jean Druesedow created from silk which she carefully dyed to match and ribbons. Front 1 Kent State University Costume Museum

Skirt and matching bodice, c. Light blue ribbed silk brocaded with a floral pattern of flower sprays, reconstructed stomacher, pink silk ribbon trim.

1750-1755 - jacket and petticoat featured in What's up! trouvaillesdujour: The 18th century back in Fashion at Versailles

From "The Century Back in Fashion" exhibit, Palace of Versailles. Camisole and skirt Circa Striped gros de Tours silk trimmed with ribbon. Caraco gown from late Rococo.

Robe à l’Anglaise  1770-1775  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

-Has anyone else noticed the irony of the "robe a l'Anglaise" being in fashion at a time when England and France were at war (A. Dress (Robe à l'Anglaise) Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, metal

Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1785-93 From the Philadelphia Museum...

Woman’s Dress (Robe à l'anglaise) with Zone Front, made in United States, circa Indian export fine cotton plain weave with silver foil embroidery in stem and satin stitches; Via Philadelphia.

Robe a la francaise [French] (C.I.64.32.3a,b) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dress Date: Culture: French Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 36 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1964 Accession Number: b

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Dress and matching petticoat of blue and rose changeable, heavily ribbed silk; English back, with slight train; low cut neck trimmed with contemporary brocaded silk gauze ruffle. Museum of Fine Art, Boston, USA.

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