1 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A FINE APRICOT SILK SACK-BACK OPEN ROBE
FRENCH, C. 1775
the silk satin woven with a white stripe, with pale blue and rose pink floral motif, embellished with multicolour fly braid to robings and deep cuffs, lined with vivid yellow silk to the skirt and ticking to the bodice
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Originally made up as a wedding gown, and thence by descent.
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