LOT 521 EMBROIDERED SILK ROBE a la FRANCAISE, PARIS, 1760s - 1770s.
Ribbed ivory silk sacque back robe, stomacher and petticoat, all decorated with polychrome silk floral embroidery, the robe and petticoat appliqued with embroidered tulle, metallic lace, knotted net, foil flowers, sequins and fringe, traces of feathers remain,partial cotton lining, the stomacher having looped metallic cord and leaf applique. Petersham label "Henriette Favre Rue de la Paix. 5". Robe B-28, W-22, L 57-77, petticoat L- 41.(Robe fragile, mending to top of sleeves, small splits to bodice, splits and large tears to sacque, trim losses, stomacher patched, backing added) sacque back poor, front fair, stomacher good, petticoat very good, displays well from front. MMA. $2,880Read More