Robe Place of origin: England, Great Britain Date: 1795-1800 Materials and Techniques: Block-printed and glazed cotton, lined with linen, silk ribbon, hand-sewn Museum number: T.286-1968 | V&A
Rear view, levite or round gown, The Netherlands, 1780-1800. Sky blue silk taffeta with a light blue silk sash.
Woman’s Dress France or England textile: circa 1770; dress: circa 1785-1790
Robe à l'Anglaise, France, 1780-1785, Chinese silk, brocade, cotton. | les arts decoratifs
Round Gown: Textile ca. 1785–90; Dress ca. 1795, European, silk plain weave with weft-float patterning, silk and metallic-thread embroidery, sequins, silk and linen net, silk satin, and silk plain-weave (faille) trim.
Dress 1845-1850 Silk and cotton mainly purple and gray with a boned bodice adorned with a row of buttons. Hook closure in the back and ruffled cuffs.
"Caraco et jupe, Vers 1780 – 1785. Taffetas de soie matelassé. Collections Galliera. "
This gown is in the Colonial Williamsburg collection and was owned by Elizabeth Dandridge (Martha Washington's sister) and descended in Elizabeth's family. It was bequeathed to be cut up and used as upholstery fabric, but fortunately remained intact.
Robe à la française, (circa 1775) France, Les Arts Décoratifs