1770s Embroidered court gown (auctioned by Christie's) from the front

This gorgeous dress has a cuirasse-like bodice trimmed with a ruched panel submerged under robings.

Keywords:  square neckline, robings, ruching, elbow length close sleeves, bodice, basque waistline, panniers, under-skirt, flounces

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