Sunday, 28 January 2018

Fashion Gallery: Robe Volante (18th Century)

White & Ivory

French ivory satin gown, 1725



Yellow

French gown, 1730

Robe volante en lampas jaune citron tramé de fils d’argent et de soie verte, vers 1730. Palais Galliera. Officially considered one of the only 4 left robes volantes in the world.This rare, robe volante, or "flying dress," was recently purchased by Palais Galliera, a fashion museum in Paris. (1730s)

Red

Silk gown, 1720-35

Robe volante, 1720-1735. Officially considered one of the only 4 left robes volantes in the world.



Scottish gown, 1726-50

Blue


French robe and matching petticoat, 1740

Dress and petticoat  French, about 1730


English silk gown, 1730's

Robe volante ca. 1730’s, from the Leeds Museums and Galleries


French gown, 1730

Robe volante, 1730’s France, the Met Museum. Officially considered one of the only 4 left robes volantes in the world.


Green

French silk gown, 1735




Robe from the early 18th century

Robe volante, early 18th century

Brown


French silk and flax gown, 1735-40



Gown from 1720



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