18th Century Women’s Long Gowns

Additional Resources

Construction of A Round Gown, c. 1760-1780

Draping An En Fourreau Pleated Back For A 1770's Robe a l'anglaise

Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen’s dresses and their construction, c. 1660-1860

Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Fashion in Detail Costume Close Up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790 What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America Fitting and Proper: 18th Century Clothing from the Collection of the Chester County Historical Society Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century Dangerous Liaisons: Fashion and Furniture in the Eighteenth Century The Art of Dress: Clothes and Society, 1500-1914 Reconstructing History 1730's - 1780's Open Robe Anglais with Polonaise Pattern Reconstructing History 1740's - 1770's Closed Robe Anglais Pattern

JP Ryan’s Robe à l’Anglaise, or English Nightgown

Rocking Horse Farm’s patterns for Polonaise, Levite & Round Gowns, sizes small - large and XL - XXL

Various gowns with fitted backs, in chronological order, including the robe à l’anglaise and robe à polonaise. (The mantuas and robes à la française are on separate pages.)