Saturday, January 3, 2015

Pink Silk Brochade Robe A La Francaise, 1770-1780

Sack back open gown of rose pink ribbed silk brocaded with scattered multicolored flower sprays and small cream flower sprigs, looped cream silk fringe trim, bodice with pendant self fabric bands to cross-over and pin under arms, center front eyelets forlacing, skirt knife pleated to bodice, interior linen waist tapes and loops for polonaise effect, homespun linen bodice and sleeve linings, hem deeply faced with soft cream China silk, (some seams unstitched, bodice alterations, center front waist repair.

Price Realized: $ 2990.00

Copy and photos from Augusta Auctions.

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