1755-1760 French court dress Ivory silk brocade (The Museum at FIT - New York City, New York, USA)

FIT is Fashion Institute of Technology.

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1755-1760 French court dress Ivory silk brocade (The Museum at FIT - New York City, New York, USA) From pinterest.com:pin:696509898592978063: via pinterest.com:bstine1960:marie-antoinette: X 1.5

This may be a robe à l'anglaise. The cuffs and engageantes flare out maybe 30 cm from the arms. The under-skirt has a wide band of decoration along the hem. The same fabrics are used throughout, even for the bows on the bodice and cuffs.

Keywords:  French, chemise, modesty piece, square neckline, fitted bodice, bows, three quarter length close sleeves, lace engageantes, over-skirt, panniers, under-skirt, shoes

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