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fripperiesandfobs:  Robe a l’anglaise ca. 1780 From the Royal Ontario Museum

Overdress of a robe à l’anglaise, England, Indian export chintz, Painted and resist-dyed cotton tabby, Centimetres: (width) Royal Ontario Museum.

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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.

Robe à la francaise, remodeled à l'anglaise, England, 1730s, remodeled c. 1750. Green silk brocaded with blue, red, and orange flowers, and a lacy background pattern of white.

Woman's Gown, Green Lace Pattern Silk gown remodeled ca. 1750 Origin: England Green silk brocaded with polychrome silk; green silk skirt lining.

BlackCupcakeKitty — Late 18th Century shawl, jacket and skirt. I...

BlackCupcakeKitty — Late 18th Century shawl, jacket and skirt. I...

Iridescent Silk Brocade Robe a la Française, ca. 1760via FIT

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

Dress c. 1780-1790.  I wish I could talk to the lady who wore this!

I wonder if a dress like this would look good if the embroidered parts were pieced quilting? or would it look rediculous.

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.

1770 - 1790 | Cotton, Linen, Metal | Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Simon Harris National Trust

Open robe - Block printed and pencilled cotton. Delicate trailing stems with pointed, petalled flowers. Madder hues with yellow and blue pencilling. Nancy Bradfield 'Costume in Detail'

Robe à l'Anglaise, 1785–95, American, cotton, baleen. The robe à l'anglaise developed with a fitted back after the style of dress worn in England. The silhouette, composed of a funnel-shaped bust feeding into wide rectangular skirts, was inspired by Spanish designs of the previous century and allowed for expansive amounts of textiles with delicate Rococo curvilinear decoration.  The Met

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 1770-1775 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.