some more pictures of the gorgeous ballgowns. They are century but I dont care. Century period Ball Gowns designed by Linda Leyendecker Gutierrez and Niti Volpe for the Society of Martha Washington Colonial Pageant and Ball in Laredo, Texas, 2006
Robe à la Française Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, bast fiber. The striped textile here is indicative of the change in aesthetics around 1770 to a more neoclassical taste, less florid the the silks of the previous decades.