18th century French court dress

From fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/119458453782/robe-à-la-française-mid-18th-century-from.

18th century French court dress From fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/119458453782/robe-à-la-française-mid-18th-century-from

This is an excellent example of a robe à la française with robings extending from shoulders to floor and a matching bodice. The engageantes are missing, but the flared cuffs surrounding the backs of the engageantes are intact. The petticoat/under-skirt is missing. The bodice has buttons.

Keywords:  French, over-dress, robings, elbow length close sleeves, flared cuffs, full over-skirt, bodice, square neckline, buttons, shovel waistline, robe à la française, court dress

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