Sunday, 18 February 2018

Fashion Gallery: Robes à l'Anglaise (1770's)

White

Scottish gown of Chinese silk, 1770-75

Silk chiné robe a l'Anglaise (back view) with pattern printed onto the warp threads before weaving, 1770–75  © CSG CICSilk chiné robe a l'Anglaise with pattern printed onto the warp threads before weaving, 1770–75  © CSG CIC


English silk gown, 1775-85



Gown with pink petticoat, 1770's



Dutch silk satin gown, 1770-80



British silk gown, 1770's

Robe à la polonaise, England, 1770s. Ivory silk taffeta painted to shape in imitation of Chinese silk, the edges and front openings painted with foliate swags with delicate meandering buds and wild flowers over the ground, with cord polonaise ties and loops within the overskirt the petticoat painted to match, lined in wool.1770s - Painted silk robe à la polonaise, English. The ivory silk painted to shape in imitation of Chinese silk, with closed front bodice, the edges and front openings painted with foliate swags with delicate meandering buds and wild flowers over the ground, with cord polonaise ties and loops within the overskirt the petticoat painted to match and lined in wool


Yellow

Silk gown, 1776

Robe a l'Anglaise 1776 Silk NY MET 2009.300.952ca. 1776



Floral gown with quilted petticoat, 1770's



Orange

Silk brocade gown, 1775-85



Red

Gown of English silk, 1775

ca. 1775 Robe a l’anglaise in red silk damask. The silhouette of this dress is enhanced by the fabric's rich color and vibrant pattern - a sumptuous display of fruit and flowers. The fabric was designed by Anna Maria Garthwaite, an English textile designer and the only woman known to have worked in Spitalfields, a silk-weaving center in London. | The Museum at FIT. Object Number: 2008.4.1FIT - Red silk damask robe a l'anglaise, 1775 - round gown.



Probably English silk gown, 1770-80




Bright red gown with quilted petticoat, 1770-80




Pink

Pink taffeta gown, c. 1770

Rear view, robe à l'Anglaise, ca. 1770, fabric: late 1720s, early 1730s. Crimson silk damask, front skirt edging an dangular cuffs edged in pinked, scalloped furbelows, ivory silk lining.Robe à l'Anglaise, ca. 1770, fabric: late 1720s, early 1730s. Crimson silk damask, front skirt edging an dangular cuffs edged in pinked, scalloped furbelows, ivory silk lining.





English silk gown with contrasting petticoat, 1770-85




Pink and green-striped gown, 1770's

OBJECT 19 - Pink and green striped silk robe a l’anglaise, 1770s.  Fashion Museum Bath.



Blue

British silk gown with gold embroideries, 1770-75

Robe à l’Anglaise 1770-1775 The Metropolitan Museum of ArtRobe à l'Anglaise, 1770–75, British, silk, metal (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art




Green

Moss green silk gown, 1770's


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