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A robe à la Francaise of Chinese lampas satin, circa 1760

The fabric circa 1750, the satin woven with bronze and cream peonies and coiling foliage, the open-robe and petticoat trimmed with furbelows of matching braid trimmed silk, the sleeves with shirred double ruffled `sabot' cuffs, the back panel of the skirt of brown and white 1740s European silk, (2). Estimate £3,000 - £5,000

Kerry Taylor Auctions - London - June 17, 2009, 2:00 PM GMT