26 janvier 2016

Detail sleeve, Robe à la francaise, French, c. 1750–75

Detail sleeve, Robe à la francaise, French, c. 1750–75, silk. Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1959, C.I.59.29.1a, b © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

26 janvier 2016

Detail sleeve, Robe à la francaise, probably Portugal, c. 1720

Detail sleeve, Robe à la francaise, probably Portugal, c. 1720. Salmon coloured ribbed silk, lavishly embroidered with floral motifs. Museu Nacional do Traje. Photo Carlos Monteiro, 2004 © DGPC
29 juillet 2013

Robe à la francaise (sack back gown), Great Britain, 1760-1770

Robe à la francaise (sack back gown), Great Britain, 1760-1770. Chinese cream silk satin trimmed with silk braid, painted with exotic flowers.
16 juin 2009

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

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