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Ensemble: dress (Robe à l'Anglaise), fichu, apron, and engageantes
Ensemble: dress (Robe à l'Anglaise), fichu, apron, and engageantes
Date:
ca. 1780
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton, Linen; Resist- And Mordant- Dyed
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2006.127.1a-e
Acquisition Date:
2006-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of George and Marie Hecksher

Exhibition History:

CPLH rotation Gallery 9C - 3/02-10/02

(a) Robe à l'Anglaise of mordant resist dyed cotton muslin in polychrome allover floral pattern: round neckline; 3/4 length sleeves; curved sleeve hem; hook and eye front-closing bodice; skirt pleated into waist seam; undyed linen lining; polonaise hooks and eyes sewn into skirt lining; (b-e) accessories of white cotton mull with white-work embroidery and drawn threadwork: (b) fichu; (c) apron; (d,e) engageantes; single ruffle.