1740s British robe à la Française (Metropolitam Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA)

From the museum’s Web site.

1740s British robe à la Française (Metropolitam Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA) From museum Web site

The stomacher, laced in between the net robings, is filled out with a modesty piece. The fabric of the stomacher, bodice, and skirt match.

Keywords:  British, chemise, modesty piece, stomacher, laced bodice, robings, elbow length close sleeves, engageantes, panniers, over-skirt, robe à la Française

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