Formal day dress, ca 1735 England (Spitalfields) (altered and the Victoria and Albert Museum “ By the the open robe was beginning to replace the mantua as formal day wear. The beautifully patterned Spitalfields silk indicates a.
1866 black silk faille two-piece dress. Though it appears extremely formal and elegant to our contemporary eyes, it would have been worn to a dinner or reception, rather than the most formal of evening balls. The black ground creates a luxurious con
Formal day dress, ca 1735 England (Spitalfields) (altered and the Victoria and Albert Museum “ By the the open robe was beginning to replace the mantua as formal day wear.
Gown Place of origin: France (possibly, made) Date: ca. 1785 (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Silk and printed cotton, lined with linen, hand-sewn
Isabelle de Borchgrave - Les filles de Charles Emmanuel III, vers Two paper costumes of Charles Emmanuel III 's daughters, part of a series permanently exhibited at the Venaria Reale (Turin, Italy), October Dimensions : 60 cm x 47 cm x 110 cm.
century 'open gown' - fabric woven about possibly in Spitalfields, London, the gown made about
Rokoko - bis Robe a la 'Anglaise, England, circa silk brocade, metallic thread.
Dress (Robe à la Française), French, silk, c Metropolitan Museum of Art.