Lynne Connolly

Lynne Connolly

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Warrington / I write under various guises. I also love to travel and I have a deep and abiding love of history.
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Rear view of a sack back dress, 1760s (brocaded silk)also known as an 'open robe'; the distinctive pleats on the back were sometimes referred to as 'Watteau pleats' due to the 18th century French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau's illustrated style in his paintings;

Rear view of a sack back dress, (brocaded silk)also known as an 'open robe'; the distinctive pleats on the back were sometimes referred to as 'Watteau pleats' due to the century French artist Jean-Antoine Watteau's illustrated style in his paintings;

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Woman's Dress (Open Robe à la française and Petticoat) Date: Silk: 1760-1765; Dress: original c. 1760-1765, altered late 1770-1780 Medium: Silk tobine (cannelé) brocaded with colored silks Accession Number: 1955-98-6a,b

Silk: Dress: original c. altered late Artist/maker unknown, American and French Silk tobine (cannelé) brocaded with colored silks Center Back Length: 73 inches cm) Waist: 25 inches cm)

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Gown Mariano Fortuny 1910s

Gown Mariano Fortuny White silk taffeta stenciled with traditional Japanese motifs; pink silk taffeta padded hem and lining. The long and narrow collar and the sleeves along with the kimono’s fuki-like padded hem, cause this dress to resemble a.

Gown Mariano Fortuny 1910s

Gown Mariano Fortuny White silk taffeta stenciled with traditional Japanese motifs; pink silk taffeta padded hem and lining. The long and narrow collar and the sleeves along with the kimono’s fuki-like padded hem, cause this dress to resemble a.

Delphos dress, Mariano Fortuny, 1909. Purple silk satin. Museo del Traje

Museo del Traje In the Jean Patou, Coco Chanel, Madeleine Vionnet and Paul Poiret were the fashion with Mariano Fortuney who introduced classic and

1751-1754, The Museum of London. White silk satin open robe dress with sack-back and with matching petticoat and stomacher, ornamented with wadded and corded quilting and lined with white silk.

White silk satin open robe dress w/ sack-back (shown), matching petticoat stomacher. Wadded corded quilting, lined with white silk.