Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 52 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.
Rococo - Robe à la française Medium: Ivory silk brocade, lace, passementerie Date: Country: France Credit: Museum Purchase This dress conveys the opulence and ostentation that were an integral part of court dress.
Brocaded silk open robe and petticoat, of dark cinnamon silk brocaded with trails of ivory blooms, with original braid trimmed engageants, added gold satin trimming; with a quilted pale blue silk petticoat
A brocaded cinnamon satin robe à la française, circa with sacque back compères formed from joined panels of the fabric, ruched robings to the front, partly lined in striped shot silk, matching petticoat