1760s French silk metal thread court gown (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA) bodice bottom

From the museum's Web site.

1760s French silk metal thread court gown (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York City, New York, USA) bodice bottom

Here is the tip of the "spoon waistline" mentioned in the caption of the last image.

Keywords:  French, stomacher, robings, panniers, under-skirt, spoon waistline, brocade, cloth of silver, chinoiserie, robe à la française

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