Robe à la Française, French, ca. 1765, Cora Ginsburg.
Harlequin's costume, wool embroidered with wool and silk and lined with cotton and linen/hemp blend, 18th century. (Photograph links to jacket, link to trousers here: http://objektkatalog.gnm.de/objekt/T1926)
Dress Date: 1755–75 Culture: French Medium: silk
1766 Robe à la Francaise
Tsarina Alexandra coronation gown-beautiful, but really glad I don't have to wear stuff like this.
Sack back gown and petticoat (Robe à la francaise), purple silk, brocaded with flowers and lace, French, 1765-1770
American Duchess: Costume Analytics: The American Redingote, 1791