robes à l'anglaise

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Scope note
Late 18th-century womenswear comprising two parts: an outer robe with a bodice cut in one piece and and overskirt that parted to reveal a matching or coordinated petticoat. The bodice lacked center back pleats, distinguishing it from a "robe à la française or open robe.
robes à l'anglaise
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024