Robe à l'Anglaise Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton, baleen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, A.
Rococo - Robe à la française Medium: Violet and pink iridescent silk brocade Date: Country: Denmark Credit: Museum Purchase Paris was the undisputed capital of women's fashion from the century until well into the
Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, bast fiber. The striped textile here is indicative of the change in aesthetics around 1770 to a more neoclassical taste, less florid the the silks of the previous decades.
Women with coquettish airs were imposing in robes à la française and robes à l'anglaise throughout the period between 1720 and The robe à l'anglaise developed with a fitted back after the style of dress worn in England
Robe à l'Anglaise Date: Culture: British Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, A.