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.
Dress (Robe la Franaise) Date: 176570 Culture: Italian Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 61 in. cm) Total Length (b): 41 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes, 1983 Accession Number: b This artwork is not on display