LOT 527 METALLIC BROCADE ROBE a la FRANCAISE, FRENCH, 1774 - 1793.
Cream silk open robe having silver metallic stripe and polychrome silk floral brocade, elbow length sleeve trimmed in knotted net with silk ribbon and tambour embroidered floral applique, neckline, bodice and skirt trimmed in metallic lace and ribbon flowers, self buttons on bodice back for tying up skirt, skirt having front panels appliqued with horizontal bands of net, lace and floral embroidery decorated with red, blue and silver foil, sacque back, bodice lined in silk. B-34, W-24, L 53-61. (Splits at shoulder, fabric torn around one button, significant metallic losses, hem facing torn) fair. MMA. $6,000Read More