robe a la francaise costume fashion rococo 18th century beauty

mantuamaker: vintagevision: Woman’s overdress or robe à la française with petticoat Spitalfield Brocaded silk trimmed with lace, gauze and silk flowers circa Georgian; George III Area of Origin: England

Catherine Havers, Barthélemy Du Pan (attributed to), 1735. Leeds Museums and Galleries

1735 Catherine Havers, Barthélemy Du Pan (attributed to), Leeds Museums and Galleries

Every morning before she got out of bed, Marie Antoinette would be presented with the gazette des atours, a huge book full of fabric swatches from each of her gowns and she would place a pin in the dresses that she wanted to wear that day, which would then be brought down from the wardrobe in vast green taffeta covered baskets.

Marie Antoinette, Versailles, France - painting by Heinrich Lossow

1735-1740, England - Mantua - Brocaded silk, hand-sewn with spun silk and spun threads, lined with linen, brown paper lining for cuffs, brass, canvas and pleated silk

Mantua

Mantua Place of origin: Spitalfields, England (woven) (made)Brocaded silk, hand-sewn with spun silk and spun threads, lined with linen, brown paper lining for cuffs

Empress Maria Theresa, sovereign of Austria by Martin van Meytens, 18th #Art #Detail

Detail-Portrait of Empress Maria Theresa, sovereign of Austria, Bohemia and Hungary, Detail. by Martin van Meytens, first half of century

Portrait of Frances Anne Vane, Marchioness of Londonderry, 1831, by Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonet (French, 1791-1834)

Portrait of Frances Anne Vane, Marchioness of Londonderry

Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonet, Portrait of Frances Anne Vane, Marchioness of Londonderry

1765 or 1761 Queen Charlotte, when Princess Sophie Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz by Johann Georg Ziesenis (Royal Collection)

Queen Charlotte when Princess Sophie Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz: Creator: Johann Georg Ziesenis (artist) Creation Date: 1761 Acquirer: Queen Mary, consort of King George V, King of the United Kingdom Provenance: Presented to Queen Mary Collection.

Dress, 1785-90 France, MFA Boston

Woman's dress in two parts (caraco jacket) French, about France Dimensions jacket CB: 48 cm in.) Medium or Technique Silk satin, braid trim

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