Saturday, April 4, 2015

Rose Silk-Sack-Back Open Robe, 1770-1785

Dress & petticoat of ombre cream to dark rose narrow stripes, brocade all over w/ white blossoms, large spray of roses & small clusters of colorful flowers, trimmed w/ ivory fly fringe, elaborate ruched self fabric scrolls on petticoat, bodice originallyworn w/ stomacher, triple tierred sleeves & double ruffle embroidered engageants, bodice linen lined, Robe L 55"-63", Petticoat L 35", (robe: few splits in silk, minor wear; petticoat: altered, possibly cut from top, 20th C waistband) good.

Price Realized: $ 2160.00

Copy and photo from Augusta Auctions.

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