Bonhams. A pink floral striped silk bodice Of an 18th century style, with a square neckline, the bodice is designed to meet at centre front and not have a stomacher, with three-quarter length sleeves finished with engageantes, the neckline and sleeves are finished with a rust coloured braid, and decorative bows, the bodice has has some re-working; together with two small piece of silk brocade, one with a strawberry design.
Silk: 1760-65; Dress: original c. 1760-65, altered late 1770-80 Artist/maker unknown, American and French Silk tobine (cannelé) brocaded with colored silks Center Back Length: 73 inches (185.4 cm) Waist: 25 inches (63.5 cm)
Fashion from 18th century ball gown dress Robe a la Francaise circa from England in 1755-1765. #Historical #Costume made from cream silk fabric brocade with silver thread in design of bows, ribbons and flowers, Square neck at front bodice with matching stomacher with pleat, sleeves have ruffles frills falling. The skirt is open at the front, and away from the waist towards the sides of the skirt with a cream petticoat. Metallic bobbin lace is used on the robes. #Vintage #Rococo #Fashion