A 1770-80s silk brocade polonaise dress and a quilted silk petticoat
Lot 130
A 1770-80s silk brocade polonaise dress and a quilted silk petticoat
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
Auction Details
A 1770-80s silk brocade polonaise dress and a quilted silk petticoat A 1770-80s silk brocade polonaise dress and a quilted silk petticoat A 1770-80s silk brocade polonaise dress and a quilted silk petticoat
Lot Details
A 1770-80s silk brocade polonaise dress and a quilted silk petticoat
The dress of peachy/red silk with a polychrome brocaded design of flowers and foliage, with elbow length sleeves, the skirt pleated into waist, with a deep V at the centre back waist and gathered with internal tapes to form the polonaise style; together with a yellow silk diamond quilted petticoat. (2)

Saleroom notices

  • The silk brocade of the dress is believed to be Lyon silk dating from c.1765
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  1. Claire Browne
    Specialist - Costume and Textiles
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    United Kingdom
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