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Robe à la Française, France or England ca. 1760-1765 Silk plain weave (faille) with silk and metallic-thread supplementary weft patterning, and metallic lace trim

Costumes from the movie "The Duchess" starring Keira Knightley. (per Lucinda Brant, author.)

1781 Grand deuil de cour From

Emile Pingat (1820–1901), Paris, Skirt and polonaise, 1885. Velvet, beads, silk, glass. Collection of Shelburne Museum.

Costume designed by Christian Gasc and Valérie Ranchoux for Diane Kruger in Farewell, My Queen (Les Adieux à la Reine) (2012) From the Musée des Dentelles et Broderies de Caudry

Ephemeral Elegance | Chiné Silk Evening Dress, ca. 1810-15 via Mode...