1784 Robe à l'anglaise by François Watteau and engraved by Pierre Adrien Le Beau (Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, Massachusetts USA)

This fashion plate shows how pouffy skirts for informal occasions are in the 1780s and the seams used to shape the back bodice of a 1784 robe à l'anglaise.

Keywords:  1784, Watteau - François, Le Beau - Pierre, French, long bouffant coiffure, floral ribboned hat, ruffles, long close sleeves, vee waistline, full over-skirt, train, maxi-length under-skirt, flounces, wrap

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