PLAID SILK ROBE a la FRANCAIS, 18th C. Pink, green and cream plaid open gown having 3/4 sleeve and V neck, back with pair of double box pleats falling from the neck and stitched down 4 inches at the top, inverted pleats at front and back waist, bodice linen bodice lining with ties, matching petticoat pleated at waist with side ties and linen back panel. B-32, L-56, W-33, petticoat L-37.
A robe à la Francaise of Chinese lampas satin, circa The fabric circa the satin woven with bronze and cream peonies and coiling foliage, the open-robe and petticoat trimmed with furbelows of matching braid trimmed silk.
Dress Date: Culture: British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 58 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 39 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Joan F. Wilson in memory of Isabel Marindin Ferguson, 1980 Accession Number: b
Open robe National Trust Inventory Number 1348729 Category Costume Date 1770 Materials Glazed cotton, Linen, Silk, Wool Measurements Place of origin Collection Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)