Rococo - Sack back robe Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Brocaded silk, trimmed with fly fringe silk, lined with linen, hand-sewn
This is an extraordinary example of weaving incorporating silver metallic threads in a very distinctive design. This textile was identified as an identical match to the textile of a gown worn to a Russian Imperial wedding in the in the
A bergère is a flat straw hat for outdoor wear that was almost ubiquitous in century womens fashion. This extremely rare example dates from between 1750 and 1775 and is completely covered in colorful feathers.