Multi-color floral pattern on cream ground with brown throughout. Ogee motif enclosing central flower and lace-like bands, pleated front neckline, elbow length sleeves with four ruffles. Pleated around waist, bodice lined with linen.
Robe Volante dated around The robe volante served as a transitional silhouette from the mantua of the century. The robe volant did not emphasize the hips as much as other styles from the century. The style also was better at hiding pregnancy.